Old Katar Dagger – Udaipur, Rajasthan India
Early to mid 20th century. Iron – cm. 26,0 high x cm 7,0 width (10.24 x 2.76 Inches).
The katar is a type of push dagger from the Indian subcontinent. The weapon is characterized by its H-shaped horizontal hand grip which results in the blade sitting above the user’s knuckles. Unique to the Indian subcontinent, it is the most famous and characteristic of Indian daggers.
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