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The Ancients Pens + Pencils

The Ancients Pens + Pencils

Allegory Goods designed this series of handcrafted pens and pencils which incorporate reclaimed woods that date back thousands of years. They come with raw aluminum, gunmetal, burnt bronze, raw brass, or black hardware. The pen takes Parker/Pilot G2 refills, while the pencil accepts standard 0.7mm leads.

Drawing the Alphabet as Hieroglyphics

Drawing the Alphabet as Hieroglyphics

Calligrapher Tohgutakumi previously showed us how to draw an alphabet that looked like dogs. This time, he kicks things off with a bird. Watch and learn how each of these ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs maps to a letter in the English alphabet.

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Making a Macuahuitl

Making a Macuahuitl

We’ve seen many weapon builds, but this is the first time we’ve encountered a macuahuitl replica. This Aztec weapon dates to the 10th century and consists of a wooden paddle with spikes around its edge. DiesInEveryFilm made one of these weapons from scratch using modern tools. His wife, Emma Caglar created the artwork.

The Iliad Playing Cards

The Iliad Playing Cards
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Kings Wild Project presents another fantastic deck illustrated by Jackson Robinson. These cards feature intricate illustrations inspired by the 10-year battles of the gods in Homer’s epic 15,693-line poem, The Iliad. Available in Standard, Limited, and Gilded editions, along with uncut sheets for framing.

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