Age of oldest wooden wheel

Age of oldest wooden wheel (5,150 y)

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Age of oldest wooden wheel (5,150 y)

  • is 1/500 of Age of earliest stone hand axe (2.6 million y)...more
  • is 1/500 of Time since the end of the Neogene geologic period (2.58 million y)...more
  • is 1/2 of Time since first domestication of cattle (10,500 y)...more
  • is 1/2 of Time since first domestication of cats (10,500 y)...more
  • is about as big as Time since building of Stonehenge (5,120 y)...more
  • is about as big as Time since the earliest writing (5,100 y)...more
  • is 2 x Time since the birth of Pythagoras (2,590 y)...more
  • is 2.5 x Time since the birth of Cleopatra (2,087 y)...more
  • is 25 x Time since the birth of Darwin (210 y)...more
  • is 25 x Time since the birth of Dickens (207 y)...more
  • is 25 x Time since the birth of Ada Lovelace (204 y)...more
  • is 50 x Time since the first fixed wing scheduled air service (105 y)...more

If this was a standard unit ...

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