Art of Swords

Sword
/sôrd/
Noun
1. A weapon consisting typically of a long, straight or slightly curved, pointed blade having one or two cutting edges and set into a hilt.
2. An instrument of death or destruction.

Sudanese Double-Bladed Haladie Dagger

  • Type of dagger commonly used by the Samaniyya Sufis under Mahdi Muhammad Ahmad
  • Dated: last quarter of the 19th century
  • Measurements: overall length 51.2cm
  • More on the Haladie Dagger

With symmetrical staghorn grip with flared and stepped bolsters, carved with a pious Arabic inscription to the obverse and endless knot motif to the reverse; the curved, double-edged blades etched overall with pious Arabic inscriptions. 

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