miércoles, 23 de julio de 2014

Carro de batalla Egipcio


Egiptian war chariot

During the Second Intermediate Period, The Hyksos introduced new military techniques, as the horse and chariots, whose use was restricted to the pharaoh and nobles.The soldiers adopt a number of weapons and equipment originating of Syria and the Hittites, the triangular bow, helmet or chain mail,it was a leather jacket with short sleeves, garnished with plates of metal.The Egyptians chariots had the shaft the rear end and the gauge was much greater than the width of the vehicle, capable easily rotate and change direction quickly. They were manned by two men a 'seneny "(archer) and the driver, "kedjen" which also had to protect him with a shield.

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