Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Biblical Amorites Weapons of the Great Lakes Copper Culture

Biblical Amorites Weapons of the Great Lakes Copper Culture

Red Haired Biblical Amorites depicted on an Egyptian wall. They are wielding Middle Bronze Age socketed spear heads and axes.

Copper Culture weapons from the Lake Superior region included socketed spear heads that also had rivet holes for securing it to the haft.  On the lower right is a battle ax that was used for close in fighting.Weapons technology in the Eastern Medditeranean advanced from the tanged dagger with mid-rib shown upper center to the socket in the Middle Bronze Age.