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Don’t know about pteruges but experiments with ancient technologies need to be evaluated carefully – recent thoughts on slingshot efficacy may have changed the picture: for example: Roman Slingshots in Scotland Don’t know about glued together denim either – opportunity for National Geographic article?

“Exemplary violence”! 

More on the “screaming mimis”:

https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.livescience.com/55050-whistling-sling-bullets-from-roman-battle-found.html

But yeah, most of the ones I’ve seen, including the one I have, are of that lemon shape. Mine doesn’t have DEKA, or any of the other fun things cast on, unfortunately; those are out of my price range.

Those Romans– what a bunch of jokers!

http://mentalfloss.com/article/63739/sarcastic-jokes-found-roman-bullets