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Dagger, Scabbard, F82.155

Physical Description

Khyber knife. Slightly curved, single-edge blade, T-section, fluted, wide at hilt tapering uniformly to point. S-shapes engraved at hilt end. Unguarded hilt, iron, black wooden, riveted to tang, decorated small iron dots. Distinctive one-sided pommel in form of stylised animal head. Worn velvet crimson scabbard, wide for hilt.

Provenance

Locality?: NW

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 450 x 50 x 35mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Dagger): 445 x 42 x 35mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 350 x 45 x 29mm

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