|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Maker:||Ali Akhbar Khorasare|
|Date Made:||15th Century - 19th Century|
|Inscription Language:||Arabic Language|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942|
|Other Number:||321 - Other Number|
Dagger (Pesh Kabz). "knife with a back". Straight single-edged steel blade with both edges recurved to sharp point. Both faces depressed and with sharp medial ridge. End of blade near very wide tang and binding around tang are covered with leaf decoration in fold. On wide back of blade are three medallions with Arabic inscriptions in gold. Two-piece ivory grip. Made by Ali Akhbar Khorasare [spelling?], armor maker who is Persian.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Southeast Asian Gallery ( Sep 1992 - Jul 1997)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Southeast Asian Gallery (1987 - 1992)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|India at the University Museum (31 Mar 1981 - 1987)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Article] Cammann, Schuyler V. 1954. "Carvings in Walrus Ivory". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 18. no. 3. pg. 2-31 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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