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Sword (part a) with scabbard (part b) and cord (part c). Sword has a double-edged blade with two crescents on either side at the hilt end. Hilt is covered with brown leather decorated on each side with a star of four intersecting lines on one side and two n's on other side. Pommel is decorated with brass and steel caps superimposed on each other. Grip is covered with black leather. Scabbard is brown leather stretched and sewn over a wood frame with two brown leather rectangular straps. There are two tin bands at either end wrapped around and decorated with excised star and punched dots to make a stippled line around all edges. Chape of scabbard is tan leather and edged with tin. Cord of red and green wool with a tassel at either end is braided over a central core and knotted to the straps.

History Of Use

Sword is given to male child soon after birth by mother. It is used with shields of camel hide.

Cultural Context

Used by men in ceremonial dueling.

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