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Spear

A barbed spear with a broken tip. The barbs of such weapons made removing from the wound extremely difficult....

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...

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....

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....

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...

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....

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...

Dha-lwe

This weapon is a sword with a wooden scabbard. The wooden scabbard used to protect the blade has been bound with plaited cane. There is also a thick red cord...