Yatagan with Scabbard

Anatolian or Balkan

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 379

The yatagan was popular throughout the Ottoman Empire. It is distinguished by a single-edged blade that curves slightly inward and by a hilt with no guard and two flared wings at the pommel.

Yatagan with Scabbard, Steel, silver, gold, coral, Anatolian or Balkan

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