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I wonder if we have any other magical or mystical objects that could be categorized? I'm thinking of things like this and the Holy Grail, the One Ring from LotR, Thor's Hammer, magical caldrons from folklore and so on. ML4E (talk) 19:03, September 11, 2012 (UTC)

Not coming up with anything off the top of my head. Seems to me that Videssos would be the most fertile ground for such a macguffin. I'm not familiar enough with that series to say with any certainty. TR (talk) 19:49, September 11, 2012 (UTC)
Nothing in Krispos that I remember.
There's the Golden Shrine, the building that HT's worst novel is named after. Not sure if a building would be considered an object for these purposes. Also, they don't really use it for anything; they talk about how they need it, but when they find it, they just say "Ooh, look, a shrine." There's some horseshit about how it allowed a group of benefactors who never identify themselves to exert a subtle influence over the protagonists' decisions, thus manipulating them into saving the day without realizing it, but they were just talking out their asses. God that book sucked. Turtle Fan (talk) 03:00, September 12, 2012 (UTC)
Oh! Perseus's cap! It turns up in Thessalonica. Not that we have any articles to speak of from that one, either. Turtle Fan (talk) 03:03, September 12, 2012 (UTC)

I couldn't thing of anything else either. In BotS (I keep thinking GunsotS when I see that) we have an amulet created by Koubatzes which has magical properties but this doesn't quite fit what I have in mind. In this case, it is just a tool or instrument created for the occasion rather than an ancient artefact. On the other hand, the Banner seems to be a new artefact at the time it was used so maybe I'm being a little arbitrary. ML4E (talk) 20:40, September 12, 2012 (UTC)

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