art-of-swords:

Piha Kaetta Dagger with Sheath

  • Dated: 18th century
  • Culture: Sri Lankan
  • Medium: steel, ivory, wood, silver, brass
  • Measurements: H. with sheath 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm); H. without sheath 12 15/16 in. (32.9 cm); H. of blade 6 3/16 in. (15.7 cm); W. 1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm); D. 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm); Wt. 20.7 oz. (586.8 g); Wt. of sheath 4.1 oz. (119.1 g)

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