Mahdist period. 9 7/8" d.e. blade, leaf shaped, quite bright with hammer finish and lightly incised lines inset from the edges. Leather wrapped grip with expanded pommel in the Saharan tradition. Brass base piece chiseled in hatched bands flanking a cross. Tooled leather scabbard with thickened edges and transverse bands. The front tooled in geometric motifs. Complete. Good mottled patina with a little surface wear.

Item ID: FNS2293

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