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To: StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; decimon; 1010RD; 21twelve; 24Karet; 2ndDivisionVet; ...

 GGG managers are SunkenCiv, StayAt HomeMother & Ernest_at_the_Beach
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2 posted on 05/02/2013 7:29:04 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: SunkenCiv
I watched a show a while back on PBS about some people building an Egyptian chariot from the style found in Tut's tomb. Nova.

NOVA | Building Pharaoh's Chariot - PBS

4 posted on 05/02/2013 7:35:35 PM PDT by bigheadfred (yeah hate me i watch pbs)
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To: SunkenCiv

One of the two gauntlets worn on the drivers’ forearms, showing impressions where the the fastening straps dug into the leather during use. Part of the 3,300-year-old chariot trappings now being studied in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo [Credit: André J. Veldmeijer/SCA/Egyptian Museum Authorities]

A wide decorated strap that probably fitted around the driver’s hips, to keep him steady in the chariot [Credit: André J. Veldmeijer/SCA/Egyptian Museum Authorities]

EGYPTIAN CHARIOT TRAPPINGS. IMAGES.

6 posted on 05/02/2013 8:24:42 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (Come Visit Tasmania!)
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