Subject Information

SUBJECT Weapons and Ammunition
TYPE AAT
REFERENCE ID 300036743
NOTES The Weapons and Ammunition hierarchy contains descriptors for implements and mechanisms designed to be used as a means of physical attack or defense. Included are hand-held weapons such as "swords", ground- or carriage-supported weapons such as "artillery", components of weapons (e.g., "arrowheads"), and objects propelled by firearms (e.g., "cartridges"). Also included are descriptors for hunting weapons (e.g., "boar spears") and for objects derived from weapons but used for purely ceremonial purposes (e.g., "dress swords").
HIERARCHY Objects Facet>Furnishings and Equipment>Weapons and Ammunition
CHILDREN weapons

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