Melee Weapons

The Club

The club was a rudimentary military tool utilized by Aztec soldiers.


Reconstruction of a war club. Not necessarily a representation of an Aztec club, but probably very close. Source:



The Tepoztopilli (Spear)

The Tepoztopilli was much like the preferred Aztec weapon, the Macuahuitl, albeit with a much longer handle and a curved head.


Illustration of an original Aztec Tepoztopilli that was stored in Madrid. Lost in a museum fire during the 1800’s. Illustration from the Spanish Royal Armory Catalog.