Producing Magnification without Lenses

Stephen R. Wilk

Lenses do not appear to have been widely used in antiquity. Yet ancient artisans left behind a plethora of tiny works of art and engravings that could only have been made using magnification. Could “pinhole” technology be responsible?

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