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Sword

19th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Forged steel
Brief Description
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
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
Marks and Inscriptions
Other Numbers
  • MET.LOST.2577 - Previous LOST number
  • M.199-1935 - Incorrect number
Collection
Accession Number
3276(IS)

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record createdDecember 6, 2002
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