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Pasquino Group

The Pasquino Group is group of marble sculptures that copy a Hellenistic bronze original, dating to ca. 200–150 BCE. At least fifteen Roman marble copies of this sculpture are known. Many of these marble copies have complex artistic and social hi ...

Hidden Cave

Hidden Cave is an archaeological cave site located in the Great Basin near Fallon, Nevada, United States. It got its name from Mark Harrington, who first excavated the cave and had a hard time finding the entrance, who said at the time, "This is ...

Arch Creek Petroglyphs

The Arch Creek Petroglyphs, also known as Site 48CK41 are Native American rock art figures located in Crook County, Wyoming. The site, in the southern Black Hills, is unusual in featuring comparatively long, narrow line figures incised on the roc ...

Slungshot

A slungshot is a maritime tool consisting of a weight, or "shot", affixed to the end of a long cord often by being wound into the center of a knot called a "monkeys fist". It is used to cast line from one location to another, often mooring line. ...

Bill (weapon)

The bill is a polearm weapon used by infantry in medieval Europe. The bill is similar in size, function and appearance to the halberd, differing mainly in the hooked blade form. Other terms for the bill include English bill, bill hook or bill-gui ...

Falchion

A falchion is a one-handed, single-edged sword of European origin, whose design is reminiscent of the modern machete. Falchions are found in different forms from around the 13th century up to and including the 16th century. In some versions the f ...

Glaive

A glaive is a European polearm, consisting of a single-edged blade on the end of a pole. It is similar to the Japanese naginata, the Chinese guandao and pudao, the Korean woldo, the Russian sovnya and the Siberian palma.

Pollaxe

Weapons such as the halberd, bardiche, and Danish axe are sometimes mistakenly called pollaxes as they are indeed axes mounted on poles, but many etymological authorities consider the poll - prefix historically unrelated to "pole", instead meanin ...

Ranseur

A ranseur, also called roncone, was a pole weapon similar to the partisan used in Europe up to the 15th century. It was still seen in court as a ceremonial weapon through the 17th century. Often thought to be a derivation of the earlier spetum, t ...

Spontoon

A spontoon, sometimes known by the variant spelling espontoon or as a half-pike, is a type of European polearm that came into being alongside the pike. The spontoon was in wide use by the mid-seventeenth century, and it continued to be used until ...

Swordstaff

A swordstaff is a Scandinavian polearm, used in the medieval ages. It is made by placing a blade at the end of a staff. Evidence of the weapon in use at the Battle of Elfsborg Alvesborg 1502 is provided by Paul Dolnstein, a landsknecht mercenary ...

Wat Pah Nanachat

Wat Pah Nanachat is a Thai Theravada Buddhist Monasatery in northeast Thailand about 15 kilometres from the city of Ubon Rachathani. It was established in 1975 by Ajahn Chah as a training community for non-Thais according to the norms of the Thai ...

Cross of Gradac, Gradac

Cross of Gradac is a cultural monument located in the village of Gradac on the property of Curcic Dragutin, surrounded by a smaller crosses. The cross was built in 1662 and served as a village record.

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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