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Ancient Greeks carved out “CATCH” in projectiles

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Ancient Greek lead sling bullets with a winged thunderbolt engraved on one side and the inscription “ΔΕΞΑΙ” (Dexai) meaning “take that” or “catch” on the other side, 4th century BC, from Athens, British Museum.

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