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

Dagger with a pointed iron blade, in a sheath. The haft is made from carved wood with a rivet of two different metals, and a pointed or conical brass end cap. The lower end of the haft is made from brass, which has embossed parallel and incised diagonal lines. The sheath's middle part and lower end have a brass 'casing' with incised decoration. The lower part has green and brown leather 'inlay', the middle part has copper and white metal, probably silver, mounted onto the brass on the front side, which are incised with geometrical motifs. The top part is wrapped with a blue and white cotton band (teilalt) which is attached to a copper alloy ring, itself attached to the upper part of the sheath.


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