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Axe

Axe

  • Place of origin:

    Iran (made)

  • Date:

    mid 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Museum number:

    IS.63A-1884

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Battle axe (tabar) with a concealed stiletto blade in the hollow steel haft

Place of Origin

Iran (made)

Date

mid 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Object history note

As originally arranged and displayed in Exhibition Road Indian Museum galleries until 1955, with some additions while in storage, case F.710

Descriptive line

Battle axe (tabar) with a concealed stiletto blade in the hollow steel haft, Iran, the blade dated 1862/3

Categories

Arms & Armour; Metalwork

Collection

Middle East Section

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