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    Default Why Did The Khopesh Go Out Of Style?

    if that's the right term for it.

    This is a khopesh, famously used by egyptians:
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    Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khopesh

    so why do we not see anything similar to this in later successor empires and kingdoms?

    or any of the weapons the ancient egyptians used, like the massive sickle hammer?

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    Default Re: Why Did The Khopesh Go Out Of Style?

    Boring standard answer: Because it got replaced by more efficient weapons.

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    Default Re: Why Did The Khopesh Go Out Of Style?

    To my understanding it has been replaced from more efficient types of slashing swords or the use of iron instead of bronze made the construction of this shape impreactical

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