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Sword-shamshir

XVIII century

National History Museum of Azerbaijan

National History Museum of Azerbaijan

The sword, which is considered to be the most perfect weapon of the Middle Ages, was made of Damascus steel. The blade of the sword is acute, its tip is sharp and there are wavy patterns on it. Its handle is wooden, hilt is in circular shape, decorated with cutting ornaments. There are botanical ornaments made by goldwork technique on the handle.

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  • Title: Sword-shamshir
  • Date Created: XVIII century
  • Medium: Length 103 cm Steel, forging, rivet, gold trimming

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