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PostSubject: Iklwa-Assegai   Iklwa-Assegai EmptyMon Jan 05, 2009 10:26 pm

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An assegai or assagai is a weapon for throwing or hurling, a light spear or javelin made of wood and pointed with iron, particularly the spear used by the Zulu and other tribes tribes of southern Africa. In addition to the long-handled assegai there is a shorter weapon for use at close quarters.

Assegai.
the Zulu, assegai were generally used as stabbing weapons.


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The war shield ought to be tall to cover the owners body it is an oval shape strong and tough that no spear could penetrate through.

Assegai a short stabbing spear makes the warrior to get closer than ever to the enemy,

The Zulus trained for hours at a time testing their skills at arms.

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