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Dagger (Qama) with Sheath and Knife

Date:
dated, 1856–57, 1861
Culture:
Caucasian
Medium:
Steel, bone, silver, gold, shark skin, ivory, niello, iron
Dimensions:
Dagger (a); L. with sheath 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm); L. without sheath 19 1/16 in. (48.4 cm); L. of blade 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm); W. 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm); D. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm); Wt. 12.8 oz. (362.9 g); Wt. of sheath 4.5 oz. (127.6 g); knife (c); L. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm); L. of blade 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm); W. 9/16 in. (1.4 cm); D. 5/16 in. (0.8 cm); Wt. 0.8 oz. (22.7 g)
Classification:
Daggers
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.890a–c
Not on view
Rivkin, Kirill. Arms and Armor of Caucasus. United States, 2015. pp. 98, 100–1, 103, 105, fig. 32.



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