The Mayan Tribe
By : Mya Weidman-Walters
Their Weapons, Tools, and Armour
Some of the weapons were atlatls, blowguns, bow and arrows, and 2-handed swords. An atlatl is a spear thrower. It is 1.6 feet long with a sharp dart at the end. The 2-handed sword are made out of wood with a blade of obsidian.The armour is made out of cotton. The soaked the cotton to make it tough. They also made steel armour. Other tools like farm equipment and hand chisels are made with sharpened stone or wood.
The Mayans were known for their Pyramids like the Egyptians.
- They made their own writing and number system. They even made their own calendar.