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by Hrotger
Sun Nov 22, 2015 3:00 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Great video from the British Museum
Replies: 1
Views: 561

Re: Great video from the British Museum

That looks really great. The British museum is quite an amazing place. I have no chance of getting over to London prior to the show leaving in January...however, knowing it will be in Edinburgh for the remainder of t he year does raise the prospect of catching the exhibit there. I was planning on pu...
by Hrotger
Sun Oct 25, 2015 4:02 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Submit some period bronze casting ideas!
Replies: 7
Views: 1253

Sand casting

Very nice. Looks like you guys have a pretty diverse skill set between you.
by Hrotger
Wed Oct 21, 2015 6:40 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Bog Bodies
Replies: 5
Views: 1006

More sucking the nipples

Ha Ha ... even more titilating of a title. Somthing as odd and remarkable as that would, one would think, have been more remarked upon. LOL I was just curious in that I know a lot of things can often be found across the IE horizon and had never heard of this practice or one similer in any other cult...
by Hrotger
Tue Oct 20, 2015 2:19 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Bog Bodies
Replies: 5
Views: 1006

Re: Clonycavan and Old Croghan Men article

"“Sucking a king’s nipples was a gesture of submission in ancient Ireland,” says Kelly. “Cutting them would have made him incapable of kingship.” The bodies served as offerings to the goddess of the land to whom the king was wed in his inauguration ceremony. According to Kelly, both men’s multiple i...
by Hrotger
Mon Oct 19, 2015 5:34 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Submit some period bronze casting ideas!
Replies: 7
Views: 1253

Re: Submit some period bronze casting ideas!

I imagine you could use Roman buckles. Would be correct time period and would have been available in the "region". Considering how the Romans tended to move troops from one end of the empire and post them on the other, even some Scytho-Sarmatian designed could be used. As far as an "enameled effect"...
by Hrotger
Mon Jun 09, 1997 9:08 pm
Forum: Tips & HowTos
Topic: Making Javelins for under $20
Replies: 0
Views: 591

Making Javelins for under $20

Making Javelins for competition by Rutager from AOL message board, Jun 9, 1997 Pertaining to javelins **INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION** Step 01 - Purchase one or more "Ice chippers" (these come with shafts already attached). Step 02 - Decide on head shape (leaf, "arrow" etc.) Step 03 - Cut head to s...