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Knife, Sheath, F46.579

Physical Description

Set of three daggers with triangular blades and bone handles. Blades are inscribed with ?Arabic inscription. Two outside blades curve, middle blade straight. Scabbard is crocodilian - wide band of skin, then separate prongs for each blade. Middle prong of scabbard is made from leg of reptile. Plaited leather throng.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 350 x 150 x 20mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Knife 1): 275 x 35 x 20mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Knife 2): 273 x 35 x 27mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (c - Knife 3): 268 x 35 x 25mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (d - Scabbard): 250 x 140 x 25mm

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