The introduction of the light chariot in Egypt has been attributed to the Hyksos, who invaded the Nile Delta around 1650 B.C. Lighter than the Hittite model, and crewed only by two men (a driver and an archer), their lightness could be an advantage when needing to maneuver quickly on the battlefield.
Project: 6. Under a cloak of terror: violence and armed conflict in Europe.
Chronology: II b.C
Scope: Secondary Education, Higher Education
Resource type: Image
Owner: Porto group (Modernalia)