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Whetstone

Whetstones were used to sharpen the blades of metal tools and weapons. This one was found at a site on Dean Moor in Devon....

Spear

Once it had penetrated the body this weapon would leave splinters within the wound, likely leading to infection and death....

Whetstone

Whetstones were used to sharpen the blades of metal tools and weapons. This one was found at a site on Dean Moor in Devon....

Javelin

Collected as a souvenir of a journey to Vanuatu this weapon was employed in warfare. The long bone points are traditionally fashioned from human bones as the potency of the...

Axehead

The sides of this little axehead have been raised into flanges. This makes it stronger and helps it to be wedged into the socket of the handle. It would have...

Whetstone

Whetstones were used to sharpen the blades of metal tools and weapons. This one was found at a site on Dean Moor in Devon....

Taiaha

Staff with carved top in the form of a head with an elongated tongue protruding in a typical Maori gesture of defiance. This is both a fighting weapon and a...

Lamp with figure holding a helmet

This Roman oil lamp was discovered at tombs on the island of Sicily. The image depicts a person holding a helmet in one hand and weapons on the ground behind....

Club

A knobkerry (pron.no-ker-ree) was a traditional wooden club used in the hunting of animals or as a weapon in war. Its length is 775mm....