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Native NameBich'Hawa
Object Number:42-30-320
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Steel
Iconography:Animal Head
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:293 - Other Number

Description

Bich'hawa Dagger. Iron. Double-edged steel blade both edges recurved to point. Very heavy loop grip vertically grooved on one side, animal head on other. Grip extending down over both faces of blade.


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