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Dagger and sheath

Dagger and sheath

  • Place of origin:

    Africa (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Dagger and sheath (koummya), horn hilt, silver mounted

Place of Origin

Africa (made)


19th century (made)

Descriptive line

Dagger and sheath (koummya), horn hilt, silver mounted, North Africa, 19th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Anthony North, An Introduction to Islamic Arms, London 1985, fig. 36a, p.39

Production Note

North Africa


Black History


Middle East Section

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