Two hunting swords and one hunting spear, highly decorated on a green background

Hunting Weapons

Hunting weapons have evolved over the full period of human history, often being indistinguishable from those same weapons used in warfare.

In later human history more specialised weapons developed. They can all be divided into four categories:

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All over the world

Royal Armouries has objects on loan to over 100 sites across the world including: Australia, USA, Canada, South Africa, Zimbabwe, India, Belgium and Ireland.