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Chariot Weapons

A military historian demonstrates how the ancient Egyptians fought from their chariots.
Publish Date: Topic: Ancient WorldsAncient WorldsNova
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Military historian Mike Loades explores the weapons, from the khopesh to the javelin, that the ancient Egyptians used in war. Then he puts them to the test on a one-of-a-kind chariot ride.

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