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Native NameKatar
Object Number:42-30-330A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Technique:Low relief
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:295 - Other Number

Description

Katar, thrusting knife. Blade and grip one piece of iron. Triangular double-edged blade with medial ridge on each face for about one-third length. Rest of face flat except for bevelled edges. Conventional design on both faces in low relief. Grip of two straight parallel bars connected by two spindles.


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