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Old 17th April 2013, 10:02 PM   #1
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Default Afar Jile for comment

Am I correct in believing this to be an Afar Jile? I found it listed as a kukri on the eplace and picked it up cheaply.

It isn't large: 12.5" overall; 8" blade.
Can anyone tell me the significance, if any, of the punch marks on the blade? One wild thought I had was symbolic representation of magic squares.

Cheers, Russel
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Old 18th April 2013, 10:59 PM   #2
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I believe in previous threads this khanjar style was identified as originally from Palestine. Does not look Afar to me in any case.

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Old 19th April 2013, 01:59 AM   #3
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I believe in previous threads this khanjar style was identified as originally from Palestine. Does not look Afar to me in any case.

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Teodor


I agree with Teodor's assessment.

For viewing of this type of knife in context have a look at this link;

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showt...light=holy+land

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