Saber (Kilij) with Scabbard

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: Saber (Kilij) with Scabbard
  • Date Created: hilt and scabbard, 19th century; blade, probably late 18th–early 19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: H. with scabbard 36 1/2 in. (92.7 cm); H. without scabbard 35 1/2 in. (90.2 cm); H. of blade 30 3/4 in. (78.2 cm); W. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 8.3 oz. (688.9 g); Wt. of scabbard 14 oz. (396.9 g)
  • Type: Saber (Kilij) with scabbard
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/31300
  • Medium: Steel, gold, horn (rhinoceros), wood, leather
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Hilt, Turkish or North African; blade, Iranian

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