Browsing the "Weapons" Tag

Terracotta army weapons analysed

March 20th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

It turns out that the weapons the 8,000 terracotta warriors were buried with were likely made specifically for the burial.


Mary Rose cannonballs had iron cores

April 23rd, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

An analysis of lead cannonballs found in the sunken wreckage of Henry VIII's flagship, the Mary Rose, has revealed that


Terracotta Warriors had real weapons

November 28th, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

The famous Terracotta Warriors found in Qin Shi Huang's tomb near Xi'an in China each had real weapons which were


The oldest weapons in the world

September 18th, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists working in a coal mine in Germany have uncovered eight spear heads which date back 300,000 years, making them



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