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Sword, D36.855

Physical Description

Talwar'. Curved fluted blade. Pitted and weathered. Guarded hilt with single finger-guard, tapered to knob ends, languet tapered to three point crown (?) at apex, oval grip. Disc-shaped pommel topped by knobbed hemisphere and riveted ring. All decorated by gilted, chased symmetrical floral designs. No scabbard. c.f. Egerton, pg. 138, pg 137, pl XIV, No. 729.

Provenance

Locality: (Haidarabad, Sind region)

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 95 x 875 x 54mm

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