Curious Artifacts Of The Past… (20 PICS)

Posted in PICTURES       7 May 2022       7051       3 GALLERY VIEW



“My Great-Grandmother’s leather purse.”

A Victorian toilet roll holder.

“The “Uthman Wound”. A big gash in the Pyramid of Menkaure (~2510 BC) created when Sultan Al-Aziz Uthman ordered the monument (alongside the rest of the Giza pyramids) demolished in AD 1196. But gave up when the task proved to expensive. “

A very old, very small steam engine.

“1897 Cuban Sea Shell Spoon.”

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1950’s Atomic Age “Starburst” Coffee Table!

149-year-old check from San Francisco

Vintage peppermint book (1950)

A 130 year old ‘secretary desk.’

An original “Swag Lamp.”

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“My leather book collection, my oldest as of today is 1697.”

“100 year old clamshell buttons from a local Pearl Button Factory that operated in the late 1900s.”

“Restored an old rocker from the late 1800’s.”

“Restored my 1938 Kitchenaid A9 Coffee Mill! Good to use for another 84 years!”

Armored gloves owned by Maximilian I (1459-1519 who was the Holy Roman Emperor from 1508 until his death.

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“The actual coat worn by admiral Nelson at the battle of Trafalgar in 1805 with the hole in the left shoulder caused by the musket ball that killed him. Now on display at the National Maritime Museum in London.”

Nagfaas, a unique noose like weapon, 17th-18th Century, on display at Government Museum, Alwar, India.

A colossal bull’s head from Persepolis, Achaemenid dynasty. 550-330 B.C.

The Surrender Flag of the Confederacy: a white linen dish towel, flown by Robert E. Lee’s forces to surrender to Ulysses S. Grant at the Battle of Appomattox Court House, 1865. Appomattox Court House was the last major battle of the American Civil War.

Ancient Roman faucets from Pompeii (1st century BCE-1st century CE)

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