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Sword, Scabbard, D57.166

Physical Description

Single edged yatagan with straight blade. Hilt is formed of two "ear shaped" pieces of ivory on either side of the tang. A decorated metal strip with inset coral runs between these pieces. Between the handle and the blade is a gold decoration in the form of three waves. Each side has a clear red stone inset. On one side of the blade is a decorative element with writing.
Scabbard is wooden, covered in leather with i incised lines and dots. A loop is attached near the top of it.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 805 x 90 x 72mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Sword): 782 x 90 x 72mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 670 x 35 x 73mm

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