Indian battle ax (early version)

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Indian battle ax (early version)
Early Indian Heavy Battleaxe.jpg
Use: weapon
Region of origin /
India , warrior box in India from India
Distribution: India
Overall length: about 46 cm
Blade length: about 28 cm
Handle: Wood
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The Indian battle ax (early version) is a weapon from India. It is used by warrior caste in India.


The Indian battle ax (early version) has a heavy blade with a concave curved edge. The ends of the blade are bent over for decoration. It is attached to the shaft with the help of an eye that is roughly riveted to the blade. Indian battle axes come in many completely different versions.


  • Lord Egerton of Tatton, Wilbraham Egerton Egerton, Indian and Oriental Armor , Courier Dover Publications, 2002, illustrated edition, ISBN 978-0-486-42229-9

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