knife (weapons: edged); knife sheath (sheath (weapons: accessories))

One of two Khmer knives from Angkor Wat made of wood and metal. As 1990.614 except the blade is incised with a figure on one side with a high crown; abstract designs on the other. Brown wood hilt and sheath inlaid with white metal. Knife 230mm long;blade 140mm long; sheath 165mm long. Probably a tourist item.

Label: A label is adhered to the rear of the sheath which reads "Dr and Mrs Klatt's bequest to Horniman Museum".

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