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Wooden Ballista Model Kit


Originally developed in 399 BC by the ancient Greeks at Syracuse, the ballista was in effect a giant crossbow , but the tension is produced by twisted ropes. Used for shooting large arrows or darts that were typically used for defense against besieging infantry.

Size =23cm x 15cm x 8cm.

Age Range(s):
Age Range 9 - Adult
Ballista: £14.95
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Each model kit comes with:
  • All wooden components shaped and drilled
  • Sandpaper for finishing
  • PVA glue
  • Parts list
  • Comprehensive instructions
  • The models are manufactured from renewable wood sources and are design for age 9 and over. Younger builders may require the assistance of an adult. The models, both kits and built, are not suitable for children 3 years and under due to the risk of choking on the small parts.
  • Focus Educational Software Ltd
  • PO Box 52
  • Truro
  • Cornwall
  • TR1 1ZJ
  • UK
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