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Sword
/sôrd/
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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.

Jambiya Dagger

  • Dated: 19th century
  • Medium: steel, horn, silver, leather
  • Measurements: 37 cm overall length in sheath

Native to Northern Yemen, this particular dagger comes with studded horn grip and double-edged blade with raised central ridge, while the obverse of the sheath covered in filigreed silver. 

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    At first I thought this was a Jambalaya Dagger.
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