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Dagger, Scabbard, D27.604

Physical Description

Jambiya'. Very short curved double-edged blade. Arabic inscriptions next hilt. Unguarded I-shaped hilt, brass, black horn, white horn, shell inlaid, brass dots. Small, rough brass scabbard, embossed floral designs. Leather band around scabbard.

Provenance

Taken from a Kurd by J Wilson

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 280 x 45 x 19mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Dagger): 245 x 40 x 20mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 165 x 45 x 20mm

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