The national sword of Nepal, and the Gurkhas. 27” overall with 22” especially broad blade with a downcurved double cusped terminal. Iron hilt with cylindrical grip flanked by disks. Scalloped edge mammiform. Brown patina throughout with widely scattered pockmarks pitting. This example has the widest blade of any which our research turned up. The kora was used both in battle and for the sacrifice of animals including oxen.

Item ID: A4489

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