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Flyssa Sword with Scabbard

  • Dated: circa 1900
  • Place of Origin: Algeria

The sword has a slightly curved blade, decorated for the entire length with brass inlays depicting geometrical motifs. The back surface is decorated en suite. It has a brass hilt with iron base, engraved, while the pommel is shaped as a animal head. The wooden scabbard is richly sculpted with geometrical motifs.

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