Weapons from the Chalcolithic period in Bulgaria (Dissertations, vol. 9).
Original title: Въоръжение през Халколита в българските земи
Language: Bulgarian with an extended summary in English
Category: Chalcolithic


Table of contents


Chapter I. Introduction in the problematic

Visibility of prehistoric weapons

General classification of weapons



Chapter II. History of research

Chapter III. Close combat weapons

III.1. Maces

III.2. Hammer-axes

III.2.1. Stone hammer-axes

III.2.2. Copper hammer-axes

III.2. 3. Antler hammer-axes

III.3. Double axes

III.3.1. Stone double axes

III.3.2. Copper double axes

III.3.3. Antler double axes

III.4. Function of the shaft-hole axes

III.5. Double hammers

III.6. Development of close combat weapons in Bulgarian Chalcolithic

Chapter IV. Distance combat weapons

IV.1. Slings

IV.1.1. Clay “sling-shots”

IV.I.2. Stone “sling-shots”

IV.2. Bows and arrows

IV.2.1. Bows

IV.2.2. Bone arrowheads

IV.2.3. Copper arrowheads

IV.2.4. Flint arrowheads

IV.3. Spears

IV.3.1. Flint spearheads

III.3.2. Bone spear-heads

IV.3.3. Copper spearheads

IV.4. Spread and use of the arrowheads and spearheads

Chapter V. Development and distribution of weapons and evidences of armed conflicts in the Chalcolithic



Publisher National institute of archaeology with museum (Bulgarian academy of sciences)
Language Bulgarian with a summary in English
Pages 232
Illustrations b/w figures, maps
Binding paperback
ISBN 978-954-9472-30-1
Creation date 2014
Size 21 x 29 cm

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