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Old 21st July 2015, 07:20 PM   #2
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Default Crested "Drooping" hilt


The shape of the hilt, with a crested "drooping" pommel (also known as a "hooked" pommel) suggests southern Iraq, possibly originating with the Marsh Arabs ("Arab al-Ahwār"). However, the size is very large compared to other examples I've seen.

Very elegant. I look forward to learning more.

- Dave A.
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