Join Date: Apr 2007
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.