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Old 9th May 2020, 05:36 PM   #2
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The hole is usual on this type of knife (most likely to tie it to the sheath), the hollowing looks like there was not enough material on the piece of horn that was used for the handle.

Also, this is not an Ottoman dagger from the Balkans, it's a khodmi knife from Algeria.
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