Koummya, Dagger Sheath


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Artifact Identification Koummya, Dagger Sheath   (1977.01.0364B)
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Armaments
  4. :
  5. Edged Weapons
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 20th century CE
Culture Moroccan

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 26.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 13.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.1 cm
Weight 150 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal, Plant--Wood
Manufacturing Processes Forging--Cold, Chased, Carved, Soldering
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

North, Anthony. (1985) An Introduction to Islamic Arms. London: H.M.S.O., pgs. 37-39. Spring, Christopher. 1993. African arms and armor. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, p.7 and pages 24-26. Stone, George Cameron. (1961) A glossary of the construction, decoration and use of arms and armor in all countries and in all times, together with some closely related subjects. New York : Jack Brussel, Pub. See “Jambiya” pgs. 310-314. Cheri Vitez, Research Associate, 5/10/2011

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Avery Brundage Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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