Dagger Sheath


From: Arabian Peninsula

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 42-30-263B
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Arabian Peninsula
Section Near Eastern
Materials Steel | Silver | Wood
Technique Inscribed

Wooden sheath completely covered with silver; decoration similar to that on hilt includes also animals; and, on one side, openwork bands of crosshatching, three tiny rings on each side originally held turquoises, only two of which remain; tip of sheath missing (found in knife cabinet 7/63 D.C.S

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 405 - Collector Number

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