Illustrated Bible History

Ancient Assyrian Warfare - Swords



Assyrian Sword Assyrian Sword
Illustration of an Assyrian sword.
Sword and Scabbard Sword and Scabbard
Sword and scabbard. From a Khorsabad bas-relief.
Sword Scabbard Sword Scabbard
Sword scabbard. From the reliefs; from Layard.
End Of Assyrian Sword Sheath End Of Assyrian Sword Sheath
End of an Assyrian sword sheath.
Assyrian Sword Hilt Assyrian Sword Hilt
Illustration of an ancient Assyrian sword hilt.
Assyrian Curved Sword Assyrian Curved Sword
Ancient Assyrian curved sword.
Assyrian Sword Assyrian Sword
The Assyrians wore swords commonly suspended from a belt passing over the right shoulder, and the weapon hung on the left side in a nearly horizontal position. This figure is from an Assyrian bas-relief in the British Museum.
Ancient Assyrian Sword Ancient Assyrian Sword
Ancient Assyrian sword showing the hilt and the end of the sheath.