From: Arabian Peninsula

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 42-30-264A
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Arabian Peninsula
Period 18th Century
Date Made 1700-1799 CE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Steel | Brass | Wood

Double edged, crescent-shaped steel blade, on each face narrow engraved band with serrated edges enclosing wavy lines, tang is inserted in wide grip which contracts to a triangular end; completely covered with brass (?), one face of which is elaborately ornamented with concentric circles, stars, zig-zags, etc.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 523 - Collector Number

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