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Old 15th January 2016, 04:07 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Sajen
Artzi seems to be correct, see this link:

I found this picture on along with the following caption, which I belief describes the daggers left to right:
"Daggers From the Bissagos Islands, Sierra Leone, Senegal, and the Reguibat Arabs of southern Morroco, 19th -20th century AD"
Since the center two weapons have the same distinctive carved "elephant" decoration as the subject dagger, I suggest we consider Sierra Leone and Senegal as possible origins.


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