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Medieval Baby Making Complete With Hammer (SFW)

what is this I don't even

Unfortunately, this is a “detail of a miniature depicting Nature forging a baby,” from around the year 1500, not some depiction of what 16th century Dutch people thought human gestation was like.

/sigh I guess history is already awesome enough without that.

(via Retronaut.)

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