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Dagger (khanjar)
India (Mughal)
Late 17th century
Chalcedony, rubies, blade in tempered steel
Length: 30 cm (11.8 in)

The hilt, made of fine translucent chalcedony, is finely carved with a delicate handle inset with two rubies.

The scabbard is in wood covered with red velvet and a silver openwork finial.

The blade in fine tempered steel.

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