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Egypt: Military. By David. It was during the long military campaigns against the Hyksos that the Egyptian army learned to use the superior strategies and weapons of there enemies The new model army was based on a structured hierarchy controlled with strict discipline. Commanders & Chiefs.

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Egypt military

Egypt: Military

By David


Commanders chiefs

It was during the long military campaigns against the Hyksos that the Egyptian army learned to use the superior strategies and weapons of there enemies

The new model army was based on a structured hierarchy controlled with strict discipline.

Commanders & Chiefs


Military traditions

Military Traditions

  • By the time of Tuthmosis III Egypt had earned a well deserved reputation for having one of the best-trained armies in the near east.

  • Ironically, the Egyptians were actually among the least warlike people of ancient times as Nile provided all necessary materials for survival and its desert borders protected Egypt

  • Success of Hyksos invasion alerted Egypt to the need for a stronger army

  • Army was very disciplined and well trained

  • Army invoked the power of the gods to ensure victory


Weapons of ancient egypt

Weapons of Ancient Egypt

  • The weapons they used were copper such as: war spears, swords, clubs, slings, bows, axe.

  • During Hyksos invasion, Egypt’s copper weapons were inferior to the bronze weapons of the Hyksos

  • Over time Egypt improved its weapons


Picks of weapons

Picks of weapons


The hyksos invasion

The Hyksos invasion

  • Egypt’s success was to be punctured by the invasion of the Hyksos, a warlike people, most likely from a area of what is now Syria and Palestine.

  • Egypt weapons were no match against new technologies such as the bows, horse drawn chariots and Bronze weapons during the Hyksos invasion and 150 year occupation

  • Egypt improved their weapons and drove the Hyksos out


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