The Scythian axe features a curved iron head which tapers towards the back and widens near the bit. The wooden handle is straight with a leather grip.
- Range: 5 feet
- Length: 2.5 feet
- Weight: 2.5 lbs
The shape of the axe head concentrated the force onto a relatively small area, giving it great cutting power even if the bit is dull. Both sides are used to cutting and impaling.