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Old 18th May 2011, 10:43 AM   #19
Ibrahiim al Balooshi
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Default Omani Swords. Origins.

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Originally Posted by TVV
Ibrahim, when I wrote "Omani broadsword" I was referring to the long kattara, not to the short sword. I should try to express myself clearer.

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Teodor

Not a problem~ I hope my answer answered both possibilities and please see my latest to Jim McDougall as I believe your facts about the Shashka are vital to a new aspect of curved swords in the region and there is a relevant and intriguing story from Zanzibar.
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