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    1. Medieval Myth Busting - Arrows vs Armour 2, using historically accurate reproductions from time of the Battle of Agincourt (1415)

      ARROWS vs ARMOUR 2 - FULL MEDIEVAL ARMOUR TESTED Other extra videos in the series: ARROWS vs ARMOUR 2 - ARMOUR PLATE TESTS ARROWS vs ARMOUR 2 - MAIL TESTS ARROWS vs ARMOUR 2 - ARROWHEAD MATERIAL...

      ARROWS vs ARMOUR 2 - FULL MEDIEVAL ARMOUR TESTED

      Other extra videos in the series:
      ARROWS vs ARMOUR 2 - ARMOUR PLATE TESTS
      ARROWS vs ARMOUR 2 - MAIL TESTS
      ARROWS vs ARMOUR 2 - ARROWHEAD MATERIAL TESTS

      And they have also created a website for the project now too:
      https://todtodeschini.com/youtube-projects/arrows-v-armour-2/

      Previous series of tests from a few years ago:
      https://tild.es/h3u

      6 votes
    2. Rare 200-year-old clay pipe depicting thylacine dubbed the 'holy grail' of Tasmanian archaeology

      Key points: A clay pipe found in a bottle dump in Launceston appears to show one of the earliest recorded European depictions of a Tasmanian tiger It is believed to be at least 190 years old and...

      Key points:

      • A clay pipe found in a bottle dump in Launceston appears to show one of the earliest recorded European depictions of a Tasmanian tiger

      • It is believed to be at least 190 years old and handcrafted out of river clay by a local

      • Adding to the mystery of the pipe is the depiction of a kookaburra, which were were not introduced to Tasmania until 1902

      https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-08/rare-clay-pipe-depicts-tasmanian-tiger/12215284

      7 votes