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Afghani dagger of T-shape blade and agate hilt - MS.1893
Dimensions: 17.5" (44.5cm) high


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Location: Great Britain
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The Peshkabz is a type of extremely powerful Perso-Afghan knife designed as to penetrate chainmail armour and other similar types of armour. The word means "fore-grip" in Pharsi. Originally from Iran, it has widespread in Central Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan and northern India. The blade is of a typical shape, sharply pointed single-edged and slightly curved. - (MS.1893)

 

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