This military ClipArt gallery offers 23 illustrations of the division of long, two-handed military weapons known as polearms. Included in this category are spears, halberds, fauchard, lance, and poleaxe.

"Bronze Spear-Head, length 19 inches." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Bronze Spear-Head

"Bronze Spear-Head, length 19 inches." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

"Fauchard of the 15th century. A weapon of the middle ages consisting of a scythe-shaped blade with a long handle, and differing from the war-scythe in having the sharp edge convex." -Whitney, 1911

Fauchard of the 15th Century

"Fauchard of the 15th century. A weapon of the middle ages consisting of a scythe-shaped blade with…

Halberd, from the time of Henry VIII.

Halberd (Time of Henry VIII)

Halberd, from the time of Henry VIII.

Halberd (Charles II)

Halberd, (Charles II)

Halberd (Charles II)

Double-axed Halberd (Charles I)

Halberd, Double-axed (Charles I)

Double-axed Halberd (Charles I)

Halberd, Do, with fleur-de-lis (Henry VII)

Halberd, fleur-de-lis

Halberd, Do, with fleur-de-lis (Henry VII)

A weapon of war, consisting of a long shaft or handle, and metal point; a spear.

Lance

A weapon of war, consisting of a long shaft or handle, and metal point; a spear.

"The Lance is a weapon consisting of a long shaft with a sharp point, much used, particularly before the invention of firearms. It is a thrusting weapon used on foot, but chiefly on horseback. In the middle Ages the lance was held in the highest repute by knights and men-at-arms who formed the main strength of European armies."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Bedouin Lance Heads

"The Lance is a weapon consisting of a long shaft with a sharp point, much used, particularly before…

"The Lance is a weapon consisting of a long shaft with a sharp point, much used, particularly before the invention of firearms. It is a thrusting weapon used on foot, but chiefly on horseback. In the middle Ages the lance was held in the highest repute by knights and men-at-arms who formed the main strength of European armies."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Bedouin Lance Heads

"The Lance is a weapon consisting of a long shaft with a sharp point, much used, particularly before…

This illustration shows an ornamental weapon from Korsabad.

Ornamental Weapon

This illustration shows an ornamental weapon from Korsabad.

This illustration shows an ornamental weapon from Korsabad.

Ornamental Weapon

This illustration shows an ornamental weapon from Korsabad.

A sharp pointed weapon consisting of a long shaft or handle with an iron head.

Pike

A sharp pointed weapon consisting of a long shaft or handle with an iron head.

A sharp pointed weapon consisting of a long shaft or handle with an iron head.

Pike

A sharp pointed weapon consisting of a long shaft or handle with an iron head.

A soldier armed with a pike.

Pikeman

A soldier armed with a pike.

A sort of ax or hatchet fixed to a pole or handle.

Poleax

A sort of ax or hatchet fixed to a pole or handle.

The spear point of the Roman javelin, or pila.

Roman Javelin

The spear point of the Roman javelin, or pila.

The attaching point for the spear point of the Roman javelin, or pila.

Roman Javelin

The attaching point for the spear point of the Roman javelin, or pila.

The Roman javelin, or pila.

Roman Javelin

The Roman javelin, or pila.

The Roman javelin, or pila.

Roman Javelin

The Roman javelin, or pila.

An Anglo-Saxon spearhead, made of iron.

Anglo-Saxon spearhead

An Anglo-Saxon spearhead, made of iron.

Medieval spearheads.

Medieval spearhead

Medieval spearheads.

Prehistoric British spearheads.

Prehistoric British spearheads

Prehistoric British spearheads.