Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

Tūhura Otago Museum and all its business units will close on 26 September, our national memorial day for Queen Elizabeth II

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.


Locality: (Haidarabad, Sind region)


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

All Rights Reserved