Matchlocks, Flintlocks, and Saltpetre: The Chronological Implications for the Use of Matchlock Muskets among Ottoman-Period Bedouin in the Southern Levant

@article{Saidel2000MatchlocksFA,
  title={Matchlocks, Flintlocks, and Saltpetre: The Chronological Implications for the Use of Matchlock Muskets among Ottoman-Period Bedouin in the Southern Levant},
  author={B. A. Saidel},
  journal={International Journal of Historical Archaeology},
  year={2000},
  volume={4},
  pages={191-216}
}
  • B. A. Saidel
  • Published 2000
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Historical Archaeology
This paper examines the chronological implications for the prolonged use of matchlock muskets by the Bedouin during the Ottoman Period (1453–1918). Although the technology behind the matchlock ignition system is from the fifteenth century, this weapon was used by many Bedouin until the beginning of the twentieth century. As a result, the presence of gun parts from matchlock muskets poses a potential problem for identifying Bedouin occupations from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in the… Expand
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