Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Sword

Most common weapon in history. Looks like a big dagger. Consists of a blade and a hilt, which has many detailed parts. Blade is made of metal, except wooden training swords, while hilt may be made of wood, horn, bone or ivory. Comes in almost endless forms.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Tuck
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Japurunga
Wooden club with a double-pronged head.
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