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Ancient Egypt

Machimoi

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ancient-egypt/machimoi Dating to the 6th Century BC, The Machimoi were low ranking Egyptian Soldiers of The Infantry Class. They were akin to Melee Troops in the beginning. Later, by 30 BC, The …

Medjay

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ancient-egypt/medjay The uniqueness of The Medjay was original for Ancient Egypt. Possibly originating from The Sudanese Beja (a Nomadic, Mercenary Group) dating to the 10th Century BC, their …

The ''Nine Bows''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ancient-egypt/the-nine-bows The term ''Nine Bows'' in relation to ancient Egypt, is used to denote The Enemies of that Culture. Regardless if that exact number is relevant. In it's original context, …

Cartouche

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ancient-egypt/cartouche With prior to the 1950s, the term ''Cartouche'' was unknown (identified in Ancient Egyptian writing or Hieroglyphics as a ''Serekh''), the link in Modern explanation is t …

Great Royal Wife (Title)

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ancient-egypt/great-royal-wife-title The Ancient Egyptian Title of ''Great Royal Wife'' was common to The 12th Dynasty (''Middle Kingdom'', 1,991 BC). It was linked to the primary (principle) Wife of a Phara …

Infantry Battle Axe

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ancient-egypt/infantry-battle-axe Seen as a viable “war weapon” in the late Old Kingdom Period (2686-2181 B.C.), The Battle Axe was constructed of a slender wooden handle (ranging between 2.5 …

Cloth, Hide and Metal Armor

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ancient-egypt/cloth-hide-and-metal-armor From Ancient Egypt's development from The Old to The New Kingdom (a period of several hundred years), they experimented with different type of military armor to protect i …

Egyptian War Chariot

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ancient-egypt/egyptian-war-chariot The principle component of Ancient Egypt's Military, The War Chariot was “introduced” in the 15th Century B.C. - by Egypt's “enemy”, The Hyskos. E …

Egyptian War Axe

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ancient-egypt/egyptian-war-axe Developed from the earlier Old Kingdom Battle Axe, The War Axe was seen during the late Middle to New Kingdom Periods (between 1690 to 1069 B.C.). More refined that it's …

Egyptian Khopesh Sword

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ancient-egypt/egyptian-khopesh-sword Seen in use during it's development in The Old Kingdom until the end of The New Kingdom, The Throw Stick was used originally as a hunting instrument. Used in a similar fa …