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Ritual Dagger (Phurba) Date: 1403-1424 Medium: Gilt Bronze Creation Place: Asia, China

Ritual Dagger Gilt Bronze, China Used in Lamaist Buddhism during rites to exorcise evil influences. Based on a tent peg, the ritual weapon is employed to pin down demons harmful to Buddhist thought in the process of taming and teaching them.

Scimitars: Barbary pirates... for head lopping, etc...

Heavy cavalry officer's dress sword with Mameluke style hilt, for the Dragoon Guards. British, about Royal Armories at Leeds.

Ancient Celtic art sword, 700 - 200 BC

Ancient Celtic art sword 700 - 200 BC Made from a solid piece of Bronze. Celts were an ethno-linguistic group of tribal societies in Iron Age and Medieval Europe who spoke Celtic languages and had a similar culture.