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Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt

Object Name: Dagger
Date: second half 16th century
Geography: India, Deccan, Bijapur or Golconda
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Hilt: copper; cast, chased, gilded, and inlaid with rubies. Blade: steel; forged
Dimensions: L. 15 5/8 in. (39.6 cm)
Classification: Arms and Armor
Credit Line: Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 2011
Accession Number: 2011.236

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