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>>1200BC Israelite lochem
Subjectלוֹחֶם lochem warrior tribesman
Culture: Hebrew/Israelite
Setting: settlement of Canaan, ca.15th-13thcBC
Objectחֶרֶב sword

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"Curved sword. [left]
This sword was first used in the Ur III Dynasty and was found extensively throughout the ancient Near East in the 2nd millennium BCE -- in AnatoliaSyriaCanaan, and Egypt.  By the end of the millenium, this sword was replaced by a longer and straighter one.
Josh. 11:12: 'Joshua captured all the royal cities and their kings.  He put them to the sword; he proscribed them in accordance with the charge of Moses, the servant of the Lord.'"

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