Sword with curve iron blade. Ethiopia, 1889-1913


Sword with exceptionally long iron blade, fully-engraved with floral motifs lengthwise. Rhinoceros horn handle and leather scabbard.

With mark of Ethiopian Emperor Menelik II’s effigy (crown and Judas lion in Amharic lettering).

Ethiopia, 1889-1913.

Length: 97 cm (38 in.).

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2012110711