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Sword, Scabbard, D24.2309

Physical Description

Talwar'. Heavy polished curved blade of Damascus steel (?). 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. All decorated by gilted asymmetrical floral designs. Worn crimson velvet scabbard chapped by iron end decorated by gilted symmetrical floral designs.


Locality: (Sind region, Lahore or Punjab)


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Sword): 55 x 792mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 54 x 864 x 66mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 108 x 907 x 69mm

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