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The weapons they were using in the Inca era

Weapons in the Inca era are quite useful, these were made of wood, stones, copper and even gold to continue the following are:

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Champi

This weapon was used hand-to-hand, there were several types of axes.

They were made of stone or copper leaves, mostly the Incas used it with a shield beside it for fights between empires.

Champi

Mallet or Waqtana

This weapon had one piece, it was shaped like a mortar handle.

Mostly they measure between 80 or 95 centimeters long their handle tube 6 between 8 centimeters in diameter and the opposite end average 15 centimeters in order to give a great impact when hitting.

Waqtana
Waqtana

azagaya 

This weapon is similar to larger darts.

These weapons were shaped like tridents, made from fish bones.

The azagaya were thrown from a cane wood tube, mostly shooting into the eyes and main nerves to leave them defenseless.

azagaya
Weapons in the Inca era

cerbatana

The blowpipe in form of had is similar to the arc but in this type you had to blow to impel the projectile.

Mostly these weapons are used for hunting in the jungle like monkeys, wild boars and birds.

It is made from a branch that is thick and has a hole in the middle where they put the azagaya with some spider or snake venom.

cerbatana

Shields

The Inca shields were made of wood or copper, these were mostly used for wars and covered mainly the Inca emperor.

The shields were so large that they could cover the entire body, and there were also small round sizes that they used in close combat.

Inca Shield
Inca Shield

Weapons in the Inca era

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