Encyclopedia of historical weapons - Gorget

Also called a collar. Close-fitting plate protecting the neck, throat, and upper chest.

Encyclopedia of historical weapons

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Axe
Comes in many forms and is single or two-handed.
Damascening
Also called inlay. A process used for the decoration of metal surfaces; usually silver or gold onto iron or steel. 'True'…
Pike
Long spear with a small steel head, carried by infantrymen. Metal strips (cheeks) were riveted down the shaft from the point, to reinforce…
Falx
The falx is a curved cutlass-like blade on the end of a long wooden (almost spear-like) handle. Unlike a cutlass, however, the falx is sharpened…
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