dagger (weapons: edged)

Iranian dagger, khanjar or jambya, Qajar dynasty, the curved double edge blade of dark watered steel (Khara Khorasan) showing a well-defined pattern. The hilt is carved from a single piece of elephant ivory.

See R. Zeller and E.F. Rohrer “OrientalischeSammlung Henri Moser-Charlottenfels�, Bern, 1955


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