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Old 29th July 2019, 04:22 PM   #1
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Default handle/text Bedouin dagger Shibriya

Hello guys,

Wondering for quite some time what kind of material my daggers handle is made from and/or what the inscriptions mean. Searching for quite some time without finding the true answer

Horn/bone?Yemen/iran?

Thanks in advance



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Old 9th August 2019, 08:42 PM   #2
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Nothing/nobody?
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Old 10th August 2019, 04:21 AM   #3
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With this quality of pictures, it looks like cow horn
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Old 11th August 2019, 10:05 PM   #4
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Recent Jordanian, the handle is horn, either cow or goat.
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Thank you!
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Old 13th August 2019, 12:13 PM   #6
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Agree with Broadaxe, unfortunately. Very recent. Handles of shibriyas are cow, goat or sheep horn, often completely covered with metal sheet.
In some shibriyas, and especially Palestinian ones, modern materials are used for the grip, like bakelite or any hard plastic.
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