TIL, nearly 4000 year old - Copper - Antenna Swords were found in India. Pic of sword in comment.
By - intexAqua
Rendering of sword http://imgur.com/gallery/tlSYwmr
Original sword https://mobile.twitter.com/Vritrahan2014/status/1367133813059457029/photo/1
That is cooooool
I know, right. I was surprised that this is how ancient Indian imagined a sword to be.
Copper was first used by man over 10,000 years ago. A copper pendant discovered in what is now northern Iraq has been dated about 8700 B.C. For nearly five millennia copper was the only metal known to man.
Well now OP will have another TIL to post about.
The Wisconsin Copper Culture flourished 6000 years ago.
>: a sword of the late Bronze Age or early Iron Age whose hilt ends in a pair of ornaments suggesting antennae.
Those are called quillions and they protect the swordsman's hands. It looks like those are also designed to be used when the sword is used as a club when held by the blade. See here for an example: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mordhau_(weaponry)#:~:text=In%20the%20German%20school%20of,with%20the%20pommel%20or%20crossguard.
Concerning that the game named mordhau has mordhau
It does though.
K then I'll fix me comment
That’s a lot of relatively new swords
I don't know, i still found the sword to be interestingly designed
The guard is stupid, who came up with that design
Let's see how much you like getting stabbed with one