90 Miles From Tyranny : 30 Amazing Historic Artifacts..

Sunday, May 18, 2014

30 Amazing Historic Artifacts..

Here are 30 incredible historic artifacts. Some of these are a few hundred years old, others are thousands of years old!.

Armour for a Boy, probably Prince Henry Stuart 1608.

Chinese Qin Sword with Gold Openwork Handle 770 – 476 B.C.

Scythian golden comb 5th century BC.

Knife-and-Fork Set with Mars and Diana, ivory and iron 1650-1690.

Burmese bronze ‘dragon’ cannon, 1790.

Lewis chessmen – 12th century chess pieces, most of which are carved in walrus ivory.

Aztec Stone of the Sun – the exact purpose and meaning of the stone is unclear 14th-16th century.

Berlin Gold Hat – 490 grams of gold, overall height 745 mm, average thickness 0.6 mm. Made in the Late Bronze Age, circa 1,000 t.

Helmet Namban Boshi circa 1600.

Cuirass holed by a cannonball at Waterloo.

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