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Huns at the Exhibition Expo Paris 1889
© LL / Roger-Viollet ( http://www.parisenimages.fr )

It is known that the great invasions, which marked the end of classical antiquity and inaugurated the period of political and social formation known as the Middle Ages, were determined by the Huns.

It was therefore interesting to resurrect the dwelling of these terrible ravagers.

It looks like a wagon without wheels and covered with a light barrel-shaped frame supported by sloping posts.

This is indeed the dwelling, or rather the shelter, which suits these fierce nomads, who live by rapine and depredation.

At the first signal, it is enough to put back on its wheels this double-tongued construction so that it is ready to carry away the "scourge of God" and its sectarians.

© L'exposition de Paris - 1889