Plague Cover. As protection against the disease doctors wore a leather gown with a wrap and a mask. Herbs or sponges soaked with vinegar were put into a beak-like protrusion in order to filter the air.
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A pro-Russian activist holds a mace outside the regional government headquarters in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, April 29, 2014. Hundreds of pro-Russian separatists seized the regional government headquarters in Luhansk on Tuesday, unopposed by police, underlining the lack of control of central government over swathes of eastern Ukraine. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko)
Ostrogothic Gold and Garnet Buckle with Crystal Loop 6th century AD .
Merovingian Gold and Garnet Swastika Brooch, 5th-6th century A.D.
Corsican vendetta knife with floral detail
"may all your wounds be mortal"
Danish Battle-Ax with Design in Silver.