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.

Islamic Daggers

  • Dated: 19th Century
  • Place of Origin: Ethiopia or Somalia
  • Measurements: Longest dagger: 18.5in (470mm). Shortest dagger: 12.75in (325mm)

Group of daggers originating from the Horn of Africa, most likely Ethiopia or Somalia. Circa 19th Century, they have obvious Arab and Islamic influence. The hilts are made up of ivory, bone, and horn (some translucent) segments, with some small breakages to the extended pommels. All daggers have copper scabbards and steel blades, some with light chiselled designs, in good condition.

Source: © Copyright 2013 Akaal Arms

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