sacrificial knife (knife (ritual & belief: thanksgiving & votive offerings))

Sacrificial knife. Blade wider at tip than at handle. Has a straight edge at tip with a small point projecting out sideways. There is a small barb on the back of the blade. Brass handle with knuckle guard. Ornamented with red goats hair. Wickerwork sheath of rattan. Length incl. Hair: 26'' Width 3''

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