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A Khopesh is a Egyptian sickle-like sword or sickle-sword that usually have a length of 20-24 inches.


The Khopesh was commonly used during the New Kingdom period of Egypt (1550-712 B.C.). It is also sometimes used as a ceremonial blade and was included with Egyptian tombs. The earliest depiction of the Khopesh was in 2500 B.C. The sword went mostly out of use in 1300 B.C.

Material and ShapeEdit

The Khopesh is shaped like a sickle. It is only sharpened on the outside of the sickle's curve and the inside of the curve is blunt. It is commonly made of bronze.