10 Amazing Weapons Used in the Ancient Times

Mankind has evolved from the deep jungle to the world of technology. But along with it, we have carried the instinct that we had earlier. In ancient times, we felt the need of weapons to protect ourselves from other animals and to hunt. But, slowly we started killing fellow people. The more civilized we became; the most dangerous use of the weapon was seen. Now we came to an era where Nuclear Power has become the ultimate power. But it is better to go back into the ancient times and see how we actually started all of these weapons. Here are 10 amazing weapons that human used in ancient times.

10. Macuahuitl


Macuahuitl was one of the most preferred weapon used in ancient times. The weapons were made of wood with prismatic volcano glass blades on the edges. The size of it would be around 3-4 feets and 3 inches broad. It had the vicious power to tear and cut anything that comes to the blades.

9. Kpinga


It was a kind of throwing knives that was used among the Azande clan of Nubia. The knives were made of three different blades and used to be very effective while hunting or penetrating the enemy.

8. Pinuti


It was the sword made by the Filipinos. The 16-18 inches sword was actually made for the farming purpose but later was used for combat. It was very light to handle and easy to use.

7. Emeici


These are the traditional stabbing weapons of China. They are sticks of metals with sharp ends and generally wore a detachable ring on the middle finger.

6. Chu Ko Nu

Chu Ko Nu

It was automatic bow and could fire arrows in very quick succession. They had magazine made of wood at the top to contain arrow and this Chinese weapon was used for their rapid speed over the normal bow and arrow.

5. Scissor


It was one of the deadliest weapons used by the Romans. The gladiator scissor was sharp and pointed and even slightest of touch could have created huge problems for the enemies. They were placed at the armguards of the gladiators so that they can defend the blow from the enemy and can counter attack.

4. Katar


It was one of the Indian daggers which were very famous. The dagger was used to be of very tight and H shaped grip. They looked like a single dagger but could be triggered to a three blade dragger.

3. Man Catcher

Man Catcher

It was used to catch people from the horse and bring them down to the floor. The weapon so not so lethal and was used mostly for catching people on the run. The pole type object was installed to handle with two head which were extended to the gate. The heads could pass a man and trap him with the gate.

2. Zhua


The Chinese Weapon was one of the dangerous used in ancicent times. It was made of iron and hand shaped which could be worn in hand. One could simply wear it and tear flesh from the body.

1. Bagh Nakh

Bagh Nakh

It was claw of tiger shaped Indian weapon which could be hidden in the palm and then used to tear flesh from the enemy. It was very powerful and high end ancient weapon.

All the weapons have slowly evolved into modern weapons now.

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