Whistling lead sling bullets were Roman troops secret weapon.
- Roman lead slingshot.
- Ancient first century weapon
- Length: 2″ inch approx.
- Found in Israel.
- Shipped from Jerusalem.
The slingshot is a famous weapon in the first century. Generally lead slingshots went out of fashion during the 2nd century AD. Among the soldiers trained for this weapon were archers that used them in conjunction with the bow.
They are in excavated condition and some may require a light clean.
Zak’s Antiquities is the website of Zak’s fine art and antiquities. Located on the Christian Quarter road in Jerusalem’s Old City. The shop began in 1964 and has remained as a family owned and operated business till this day. For the past 50 years Zak’s Antiquities has sold ancient coins, antiquities and art authentic to Israel and Jerusalem.