The Sword of Goujian was found in a riverbed, even after being submerged in water and mud for 2,000 years it was untarnished and still sharp.

The Sword of Goujian was found in a riverbed, even after being submerged in water and mud for years it was untarnished and still sharp.// the mud acts as a protection layer against the water.

Celtic Gold Stater of Addedomaros. (S.202) Catuvellauni/Trinovantes tribes. Late 1st century BC. Obv - Addorsed crescents ornamented with pellets and linear elements. Rev - Horse, branch and spiral / wheel.

Celtic Gold Stater of Addedomaros, Catuvellauni/Trinovantes tribes - Late century BCE.

Medieval Pattens.

Patten—Iron support worn under a shoe. They keep feet warm and dry, and make a fabulous noise when walking on cobblestone pavements.

A French Rondel Dagger, Burgundy circa 1450  The grip twisted with silver and gilt. The rondels inscribed with ME+FIE+AN+TOI / ESPOIR+EN+DIEU ("in you I trust--in God I believe")  Overall length: 49 cm (19.29"); Blade length: 33.1 cm (13")  Located at Reichsstadtmuseum Rothenburg, Germany

A French Rondel Dagger, Burgundy circa 1450 The grip twisted with silver and…

Italian or Mediteranean in the Italian style  Sallet, late 14th/early 15th century  Steel

Art for the Garden: Italian or Mediteranean in the Italian style Sallet, late century Steel

Preserved medieval leather shoe from bog in Westmeath, Ireland

A perfectly preserved leather shoe from a Westmeath bog in Ireland. Over 1000 years old, it dates from the Early Medieval period Irish Archaeology

Handgonne found in 1871 at Schwarzort (pol. Juodkrantė) now Poland. The piece was referred to as "Kurisches Haff" in the pre WW II literature. Bronze, length 445 mm, caliber 17 mm, weight 2,58 kg. The stock is a 19th century reconstruction. Muzeum Wojska Polskiego, Warszawa, Poland.

Handgonne found in 1871 at Schwarzort (pol.

Halberd Date: late 15th century Culture: Swiss Medium: Steel, wood Dimensions: L. 72 in. (182.9 cm); L. of head 12 15/16 in. (32.9 cm); W. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm); Wt. 4 lbs. 13.6 oz. (2199.9 g)

Halberd Date: late century Culture: Swiss Medium: Steel, wood Dimensions: L. 72 in. of head 12 in.

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