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Sacrificial Knife

19th century
Indian, Bengal (?) or Nepalese
Steel, brass, wood
L. 25 1/2 in. (64.8 cm); L. of blade 17 in. (43.2 cm); W. 4 in. (10.2 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 11.5 oz. (1233.2 g)
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
Not on view
George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Gods of War: Sacred Imagery and the Decoration of Arms and Armor," December 10, 1996–April 4, 1998, no. 8.

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