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>>1837 Omani slaver
Subject: slave raider/trader
Culture: Omani Arab
Setting: Al Bu Saidi sultanate, Oman/Zanzibar 19th-early 20thc
Objectkattara sword

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​* Arab Texas Festival 3

Royal Armouries Museum > Oriental Gallery *
"Swords (kattara)  Arabian, Oman, 19th century
The characteristic sword of Oman is the kattara, with its long, tapering guardless hilt.  Both of these have imported German blades, one marked with the 'running wolf' of Solingen, the other with addorsed crescents."  ....

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