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


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