Djambiya (curved dagger) - ROM2005_3980_18


Djambiya (curved dagger)

Medium:Steel blade, wood and ivory grip
Geography: Kurdistan
Date: 19th century AD
Period: Modern
35.1 x 5.9 x 2.9 cm
Object number: 985.43.2.1
Not on view
DescriptionThis type of curved dagger, with the I-shaped hilt and metal sheath, is thought to be in particular associated with the Kurdish people of SE Turkey, Northern Iraq and NW Iran.
Islamic World
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