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Battle Axe, D24.2293

Physical Description

Crow bill' or 'Zaghnal'. Curved dagger-like blade fixed to steel shaft. Blade inlaid silver semi-symmetrical patterns, thick at point. Carved gaps at bottom near hilt. Square shoulder, inlaid silver symmetrical floral pattern. Acorn-shaped knob on top of shaft, waisted knob end opposite blade. Shaft plain, inlaid silver pattern (leaves) half-way down to acorn-shaped pommel.




Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 660 x 260 x 34mm

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