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The palantír of Minas Ithil

The Palantíri of Middle-earth

The palantír that stood in Isildur's ancient fortress of Minas Ithil. It was captured by the Nazgûl in the mid-Third Age, and was used by Sauron to entrap Saruman and Denethor during the War of the Ring.

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