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Title: Short Sword (Yatagan) from the Court of Süleyman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66)
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü (possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525–30
Culture: Turkish, Istanbul
Medium: Steel, gold, ivory (walrus), silver, turquoise, pearls, rubies
Dimensions: L. 23 3/8 in. (59.3 cm); L. of blade 18 3/8 in. (46.7 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 8 oz. (691 g)
Credit Line: Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1993
Accession Number: 1993.14
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