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Sword

Sword

  • Place of origin:

    Ethiopia (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Forged steel

  • Museum number:

    3276(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Curved sickle-like sword blade, with a pronounced medial ridge and a subsidiary ridge on either side, an ebony? hilt and a square, faceted brass pommel

Place of Origin

Ethiopia (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Forged steel

Descriptive line

Curved sickle-like sword blade (shotel), with a pronounced medial ridge and a subsidiary ridge on either side, an ebony? hilt and a square, faceted brass pommel, Abyssinian, C19, Arms and armour

Categories

Black History; Arms & Armour; Africa; India Museum

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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