(c) 2006-present R. Macaraeg
Subject: yeniceri yamakdahi leader of Janissary auxiliaries
Culture: Ottoman Turkish
Setting: Ottoman empire, Balkans/Anatolia 18thc
Object: yatağan yataghan sword
* Higgins Armory Museum > Scimitars to Samurai
"Yataghan (sword) with scabbard, late 1700s Ottoman Turkish
Weight: 1 lb. 12 oz. (yataghan only)" ...
* Metropolitan Museum of Art > Stone Gallery of Arms and Armor
"Yataghan Steel, silver-gilt, coral Anatolian or Balkan, Ottoman period, dated 1802/3"
"Yataghan Steel, silver, gold coral Anatolian or Balkan, Ottoman period dated 1822"
* Higgins Armory Museum