The Baghdad Battery

Adam Hennessy
4 min readMay 28, 2023
Photo by Thomas Kelley on Unsplash

Today we will delve into the Baghdad Battery — I am sure many of you are familiar with this anomalous artifact, that potentially powered a civilisation — let’s get into it!

The what and the where

The Baghdad Battery is an ancient artifact discovered in Iraq, it has been a much argued about item among archaeologists and conspiracy theorists alike. Believed to date back to the Parthian or Sassanian…