Madu' or parrying shield. Parrying and thrusting weapon, pair of black buck horns fastened together, points in opposite directions. Horns overlap, gap between for hand. Mounted brass ends, brass tips and square-section steel tips. Mounted to small brass-covered iron shield, decorated: four raised hemispheres, surrounded by many-pointed stars. Two raised knobs; moon-shape. c.f. Egerton, pg. 133, Nos. 690-4.
Locality: Upper India
MeasurementsMaximum dimensions (H x W x D): 120 x 684 x 154mm
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