Jambiya Dagger with Sheath
- Dated: 19th century
- Culture: Arabian
- Medium: steel, ivory, gold, wood, glass
- Measurements: H. with sheath 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm); H. without sheath 12 1/16 in. (30.6 cm); W. 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm); Wt. 8.4 oz. (238.1 g); Wt. of sheath 14 oz. (396.9 g)
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