Chinese Mace with spherical head decorated with silver and shaft decorated with shagreen.

China

Many military inventions came from China, including the crossbow and perhaps the most important of them all, gunpowder. Chinese arms and armour could also be classed as great works of art.


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Strange but true

A bullet fired from a gun parallel to the ground, and an identical one dropped from the same height simultaneously, will both hit the ground at the same time.