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Dagger, Scabbard, F82.148

Physical Description

Khanjar. Slightly double-curved, double-edged polished steel blade, narrowing to thickened tip. Fine central rib. Undecorated. Unguarded iron 'pistol' hilt. Small, semi-circular languet, narrowed, carved oval-section grip; carved, rounded one-sided pommel, riveted , form of stylised animal head (?). Decorated inlaid silver floral/leaf patterns. Red velvet scabbard. Plain.

Provenance

?Locality:
?Locality
Arabia? India?

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 420 x 100 x 22mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Dagger): 405 x 100 x 22mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 295 x 55 x 21mm

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