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È un pugnale lancio curvo, costituito da una lama di ferro con un dorso curvo e spike all'indietro, così che può essere utilizzato anche in combattimento combattimento vicino. Questo è stato usato ...

Domain: History; Category: African history

An african axe or a hatchet. Traditionally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, with the head made with wrought iron and the handle made with wood. It may be thrown at a short distance or can be ...

Domain: History; Category: African history

It is a curved throwing dagger consisting of an iron blade with a curved back and rearward spike, so that it can also be used in close combat fighting. This was used before western colonialization, ...

Domain: History; Category: African history

A 22 inch bladed throwing knife used by the Azende of Nubia of the Avongara clan. It has three different blades projecting at different angles to maximise damage. Not only was it used as weaponry but ...

Domain: History; Category: African history

An African club, used mostly in Southern and Eastern Africa. Its wsimply a walking stick with a large knob on one end. This weapon was often used during wars used to beat oponents on the head. Later ...

Domain: History; Category: African history

Locally called "Ixwa", it is historically used all over Africa before the introduction of fire arms. Used as a close combat stabbing weapon, the Assagai is a javelin like shaft used for throwing, and ...

Domain: History; Category: African history

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