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Native NameKatar
Khouttar
Jamdhar
Object Number:42-30-312
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Hindu
Provenience: India
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:73 - Other Number

Description

Dagger(Katar, Khouttar or Jamdhar). Iron, blade and grip of one piece. Long double-edged triangular blade thickest at about one-third of the distance from the point, behind which it is depressed. Pronounced medial ridge on both faces. Grip of two straight paralleel bars connected by double band.


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