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Dagger, Scabbard, F82.149

Physical Description

Jambiya' or Arab knife. Curved, double-edged steel blade, narrowing uniformly hilt to tip. Central rib. Gilted floral patterns very worn. Iron hilt unguarded, narrow grip, widened oval-section pommel, squared-off end, identical enlargement blade end. Very worn inlaid silver inscriptions. Iron scabbard, knob at tip, very worn inlaid silver inscriptions.

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 375 x 45 x 20mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Dagger): 342 x 45 x 20mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 262 x 45 x 20mm

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