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Egyptian warfare

Weapons, chariots, khopesh which is a curved sword for slashing used in the new kingdom, spears to stop the enemy getting close

Human remains, tomb of warriors in luxor of the 11th dynasty found 60 mummified bodies of soldiers for Mentuhotep

Weapons found in ordinary burials, tomb of 6 princess’s encased in metal and stone as they feared they would be attacked in their tomb. 50,000 Egyptian soldiers sent to fight the Persians however they were lost in a sand storm and only a few have been recovered.

Fortifications, both the temple of Abydos and Medinet Habu have fortifications

Armies, very good navy that also transported troops, nobles controlled the army of peasents, the army was voluntary and got paid

During the old

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