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Just thought I would post this. Not in bad condition for something dated 14 BC note also many arrow heads scattered about the human remains. The idea of finding such treasures is amazing but tempered by the fact that often in some ones grave like here. Here the remains belong to a man woman and child.Screenshot_20230926_124113.jpg
 
Just thought I would post this. Not in bad condition for something dated 14 BC note also many arrow heads scattered about the human remains. The idea of finding such treasures is amazing but tempered by the fact that often in some ones grave like here. Here the remains belong to a man woman and child.
Maybe an early Leatherman multi-tool?: :D

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That is in good condition considering its age, you don't see many like that after being in the ground for so long.
Some of those old metalurgists were unbelieveably skillful. In India there is a centuries old iron pillar that never rusts. Modern science can't explain why.
The Saracen leader Saladin was said to have a blade so sharp that he could throw a silk handkerchief up in the air and cut it in two as it floated to the ground. The same blade could also stand up to blows from the Crusaders' massive two-handed swords.
In the Middle Ages, Spaniards could make rapiers so supple that the tip of the blade could be bent round to meet the handle.
That German blade found by Goldfreak seems to be in the same wondrous category.
It's the find of a lifetime.
Grey Panner
 
Some of those old metalurgists were unbelieveably skillful. In India there is a centuries old iron pillar that never rusts. Modern science can't explain why.
The Saracen leader Saladin was said to have a blade so sharp that he could throw a silk handkerchief up in the air and cut it in two as it floated to the ground. The same blade could also stand up to blows from the Crusaders' massive two-handed swords.
In the Middle Ages, Spaniards could make rapiers so supple that the tip of the blade could be bent round to meet the handle.
That German blade found by Goldfreak seems to be in the same wondrous category.
It's the find of a lifetime.
Grey Panner
I didnt find it. Just reposting something interesting. It is amazing though. Some of the old machinery made in Croydon Queensland holds up to the elements very well compared to others from Britain too because of some accidental or intended minerals in the steel. Doubt they will look like that sword in 2000 yrs though.
 
Some of those old metalurgists were unbelieveably skillful. In India there is a centuries old iron pillar that never rusts. Modern science can't explain why.
The Saracen leader Saladin was said to have a blade so sharp that he could throw a silk handkerchief up in the air and cut it in two as it floated to the ground. The same blade could also stand up to blows from the Crusaders' massive two-handed swords.
In the Middle Ages, Spaniards could make rapiers so supple that the tip of the blade could be bent round to meet the handle.
That German blade found by Goldfreak seems to be in the same wondrous category.
It's the find of a lifetime.
Grey Panner
I have heard the exact same silk story about samurai as well, even seen so.eone on you tube try an recreate it, however, it seems it is not possible as silk is too light so the story was busted, silk is also a very strong fabric.
 
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