Ancient Egypt

Cartouche

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 …

Egyptian Throw Stick

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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 …

Egyptian Charioteer Spear

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Different in construction that a typical Infantry Spear, with the advent of the development of The war Chariot (1650 B.C.), a newer, more robust Spear was needed. The Cha …

Egyptian Infantry Spear

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The primary weapon of The Egyptian Army from The Old to New Kingdom Dynasties – the standard Infantry Spear was constructed of a 6 foot wooden shaft. The wood would …