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>>1760 Maratha pindari
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Subject: पिण्डारी pindari light cavalry raider
Culture: Maratha
Setting: Maratha Confederacy, India late 17-early 19thc
Object: कट्यार kaṭyāra katar punch-dagger










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* Higgins Armory Museum > Scimitars to Samurai
"Jamadhar (punch dagger), 1700s
Central or southern India; blade: probably Europe
Steel; iron; silver; brass; copper
Weight: 1 lb. 4 oz." ...






* Higgins Armory Museum > Great Hall > Combat Wing
"Katar or Jamadhar, 18th/19th century
Indian (Deccan?), with a possibly European blade
Steel: iron" ...