Strange weapons from antiquity......

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  1. hogship

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    An odd thing popped up in my web search for an armored carver's glove.....to help prevent cuts to my hands while carving wood.

    Can you imagine what this was used for?.......or, not!:scared:

    Described as a Chinese fengshui beast glove. I looked up fengshui, and it doesn't make any sense to me....." Chinese philosophical system of harmonizing everyone with the surrounding environment. The term feng shui literally translates as "wind-water" in English."

    Anyway, what else can you add to this very odd list of ancient weapons?

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    Looks like an orchid from the Hyperion book.
     
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    On eBay, the Chinese are the masters of selling fakes.
     
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    Probably because there's plenty of gullible people like me who would have been completely fooled! :animlol:

    I wouldn't have bought it, but I'm betting there are those who would have been intrigued with something odd like that!