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Old 27th November 2019, 02:05 PM   #154
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I see your point about trunk swords and deep inside I am on your side. Moreover, their physical absence in museum collections is disturbing.

However, we have several separate accounts of their existence and I just cannot bring myself to ignoring them.

Yet, by the same token, several medieval travelers described their actual encounters with men with dog heads .

In short, itís a conundrum that will be solved only if we find a physical example.
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