Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Khopesh, The Sickle Sword

If Wikipedia is to be believed, this Canaanite weapon was out of use by the time of the Maccabean revolt, unless I have my BCE dates mixed up. I don't think something like this would really be 'obsolete' until gunpowder came to town, but that's my opinion.

Khopesh from Wikipedia

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