Ancient Egyptian Weapons

Timeline created by Y7Care Egypt Group
In History
  • Jan 18, 1539

    1539-1075 BC Daggers and Swords

    1539-1075 BC  Daggers and Swords
    Dragger and SwordIn the beginning of the New Kingdom, draggers and swords were used in battle to fight the enemies. Swords and draggers were made of bronze, sword has long wooden handle.
  • 1975-1640 BC Battle Axe (piecing axe)

    1975-1640 BC  Battle Axe (piecing axe)
    Battle Axe
    The piecing axe has a long handle and it can cut armor. It is used in the Middle Kingdom.
  • 2000 BC Sling

    2000 BC  Sling
    Sling Egyptian soldiers used sling to throw at their enemies.The man hold the strings of the sling and swing the sling up and forward to hit the enemy.
  • 2575-2150 BC Bow and arrow

    2575-2150 BC Bow and arrow
    Bow and arrow
    In Old Kingdom times, Egypt armies used single-arched staff bow. it was made of wooden rod and cord. and arrow was made of reed with flint or hardwood tip and 3 feathers.
  • 2700-1700 BC Spear (copper)

    2700-1700 BC  Spear  (copper)
    Spear
    The copper spear has a pointed head and a long wooden shaft. It was used to throw to the enemies.
  • 3100-2700 BC Battle Axe (cutting axe)

    3100-2700 BC  Battle Axe (cutting axe)
    Battle axe
    The cutting axe is a blade head fastened to a wooden handle. It can only hurt enemies with no body armor.
  • 3500-3100 BC Throw Stick

    3500-3100 BC  Throw Stick
    Throw stick
    Throw stick was made of wood and was used as weapon in early Egypt's predynastic period. In the Dynastic period it is used for hunting animal.
  • 3600-3100 BC Stone Mace (rounded head)

    3600-3100 BC  Stone Mace (rounded head)
    Mace
    The rounded head mace is made of stone with a wooden handle. Pharaoh also smashed enemies with the mace.
  • 3850-3650 BC Stone Mace (disk head)

    3850-3650 BC  Stone Mace (disk head)
    Mace
    The earliest weapon used in Ancient Egypt was the stone mace, it has a disk head and a wooden handle. It is used to smash enemy's head.