Thread: Mecca Shibriya
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Old 7th August 2016, 08:06 AM   #7
motan
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Default Shibriya blades

Hi again. Ariel, in my view, all shibriyas come from curved daggers. The recurve shape became popular only around WWI. Were these pre-shibriya daggers also called shibriya? Who knows. To support this hypothesis, I posted a few photographs of older "shibriyas" as well as bedouin with this type of dagger.
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