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Artifacts from the Past (34 pics)

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Very interesting artifacts from the past.

Victim of Waldemar Atterdags invasion of Visby (Sweden) in 1361

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Elephant armour from 17th century (India). It’s composed of 5,840 plates and weighs 118kg


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Joyeuse – Charlemagne’s personal sword


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Armor of George Clifford (1558–1605)


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Throne of Charlemagne in Aachen. Until 1531, it served as the coronation throne the Kings of Germany, being used at a total of thirty-one coronations.


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Sword with inlaid openwork hilt, Spring and Autumn period (770–476 BCE, excavated at Taigongmiao village, Yangjiagou in Baoji, Shaanxi, 1978)




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Codex Gigas, so called “Devil’s Bible”. According to the legend, Lucifer himself helped in its creation.


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Galileo’s original telescope


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Al-Ma’thur, one of the nine swords of prophet Muhammad


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Michelangelo’s Handwritten 16th-Century Grocery List


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Bows, Arrows and Quiver from Genghis Khan’s army.


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A yak-haired kawari kabuto in the shape of a fierce-looking but protective horned Oni demon head Japan 17th-18th century CE


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The Kabwe skull – 125,000 – 300,000 year old fossilized skull of an extinct human species found in 1921, near the town of Kabwe in Zambia.


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Roman gladiator helmet discovered in Pompeii (79 AD)


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Perfumes used by the family of Emperor Nicholas II


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Helmet of King James II (17th century)


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Military Uniform of China’s Emperor Qianlong 1736-1796


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Helmet from Gusoku-type armor, c. 17th C Japan


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The Longsword of Emperor Maximilan I. Gold, Steel, Silver & Mother of Pearl. This Sword Represents the Zenith of the Sword Maker’s Art in Renaissance Europe.


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Burmese bronze ‘dragon’ cannon, 1790


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1,700-year-old sweater preserved in a Norwegian glacier


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Armored woman’s dress from Austria c. 1600


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Plague doctor mask (The nose cone was filled with strong smelling herbs)


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Bronze Spartan shield conquered, as the inscription punched on it reveals, from the Spartans at the victory of Pylos in 425 BC. Ancient Agora Museum in Athens, around 510 BC


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Universal tool. Nuremberg, from 1560 to 1570


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A chefs hat recovered from the Titanic’s wreck


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Anglo-Saxon Burial Mask, from around 1,400 years ago


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“A Rebel and a Yankee bullet met midway, each speeding its way at about the same velocity” – a bullet rosette from the American Civil War


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Queen’s pet gazelle was readied for eternity with the same lavish care as a member of the royal family. In fine, blue-trimmed bandages and a custom-made wooden coffin, it accompanied its owner to the grave in about 945 B.C.


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500 year old fox shaped armor of Emperor Charles V


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Mayan pipe (AD 900-1500)


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A set of German playing cards from 1430


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Inky paw prints left by a cat on a 15th century manuscript


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№1 Author: Nick1090 (17 Apr 2014 05:09) Total user comments: 1115


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Even in the 15th Century cats were asshats!!
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№2 Author: Tomaz86 (17 Apr 2014 15:52) Total user comments: 10815


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Awesome, beautiful and macabre :15:
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№3 Author: Lu (17 Apr 2014 21:43) Total user comments: 15082


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Must be worth millions.
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№4 Author: Lalimule (19 Apr 2014 11:13) Total user comments: 139


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Very Important artefacts from the past, love this post!
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