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In ancient Egypt, as a practical weapon, it was the hatchet which eventually replaced the mass as one of the main Egyptian army battle ax fitting weapons.The is a blade attached to a handle size, the idea being to keep as much as possible danger. As relatively little power was exercised affixing the blade to the handle was not very critical. The head is usually inserted into a hole or groove in the wooden handle and attached fast.In reality, the blade has been used throughout Egyptian dynastic history, while the piercing blade does not seem the Middle Kingdom.


Ancient Egyptian Axe

Ancient Egyptian Axe


 In general, we can distinguish about five subtypes battle axes. Battle axes had a crescent-shaped blade and used as a weapon close contact but can also be run as missile.During the Middle Kingdom, between 2030 BC - 1640 BC, Pharaoh has struggled to maintain the Egyptian government. They need to protect their trade routes and resources more than ever. Bronze axes White began to appear in the infantry that time.They were built with a blade fixed in the grooves of the long handles.


It was a weak connection and axes made by their contemporaries as feathers a hole in the head of the ax handle to pass through, but it has served its purpose to cut troops without armor and piracy through skin covered wood framed shields.Infantry armed with battle axes was generally deployed after the enemy had been weakened by archers.

The axe was more effective in reducing injuries or fleeing enemies to pieces that it was customary to infringe Hyksos intact line.The battle, Asians themselves, are credited with having introduced armor scale in Egypt and resulted in changes to the shape of the battle ax there by the middle of the second millennium.


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Ancient Egyptian Axe

Ancient Egyptian Axe

Ancient Egyptian Axe

Ancient Egyptian Axe

Ancient Egyptian Axe


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