Medieval Asia

Chinese Qianli Chaun

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Seen in use in Ancient China around the 5th Century AD – a ''Qianli Chaun'' was a type of ''Paddle Wheeled'' Boat used to ferry passengers and cargo across Lakes an …

Chinese ''Slips''

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''Slips'' is the term given to the form of Ancient Chinese recording Medium, used for writing information of note. These were small and long pieces of cut bamboo or wood, …

Korean Jung-Wan'gu

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The Jung-Wan'gu was a 16th Century Light Mortar use by The Imperial Korean Army. Considered a ''hand-held'' or maneuvered Field weapon, The Jung-Wan'Gu was made of cast I …

Chinese ''Louchuan'' -Class Warship

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Part of The ''Fortress'' or ''Castle'' – Class of Chinese Warships, The ''Louchuan'' – Class was specially designed for Boarding Enemy Warships as well as ser …

Japanese Horokubiya

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Seen in use around the 14th Century, The Horokubiya were fused containers of gunpowder. Hand lit, they were encased in paper or ceramic. When lit and thrown, they could e …

Korean Ssangsudo Sword

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A weapon that saw limited use in The Korean military, The Ssangsudo Sword was a single-edged, double-handed weapon. The blade measured some 6 feet in length and required …

Japanese Shurikenjutsu Dart

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Another weapons designed for Samurai usage, The 15th Century Shurikenjutsu “Arrow Dart” were iron throwing, ranged weapons, carried by certain Warriors in com …

Chinese Breastplate Armor

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An early example of modern “Body Armor”, these 14th Century Breastplates were designed to be worn under regular clothing. Consisting of twin shaped Front comp …

Japanese Zukin

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Although not a traditional helmet, The Zukin Headpiece was another early form of Feudal Japanese head protection. Seen around the 13th Century (with variations going on w …

Korean Neolbjakchang Spear

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]A Pole Arm weapon from 14th Century Korean, The Neolbjakchang Spear was unique in the way it was used. NOT intended as a stabbing or trusting weapon, the Head of the Spe …