Fragment of a Chinese bronze mirror unearthed in Kyrgyzstan, with interweaving lines of a poem by an unknown Tang dynasty lady https://t.co/RLqj9hZje7 pic.twitter.com/VHBsvdvT5G— Andrew West 魏安 (@BabelStone) March 28, 2019
Did you know there's armor from West Asia that had hundreds or thousands of the links engraved with protective Quranic verses or prayers? Here's an example in the Royal Armouries at Leeds, 15th century Turkeyhttps://t.co/24iUZO5Vgs pic.twitter.com/yihkjSiiOu— ترکتازی (@PasturesPolitic) October 13, 2019
The mail is dead. Postal workers in the 1800s used handstamps to cancel postage and make sure stamps were only used once. Marks ranged from circles, lines and dates to handmade miniature works of art. This one in our @PostalMuseum was shaped from lead. #MuseumTrickOrTreat pic.twitter.com/M2yeuIuHGe— Smithsonian (@smithsonian) October 31, 2019
*More adventuring equipment.