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>Costume Studies
>>1885 Mahdist nasir
>>>sword
Subject: ناصر nāṣir 'helper' cavalry
Culture: Sudanese
Setting: Mahdist states, 1880s-1910s
Objectkaskara sword














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* Museo Nacional de Antropología > Africa
"Espada.  
Tuareg.  [SIC]
Sahara Occidental." [SIC]


* Higgins Armory Museum








* Higgins Armory Museum > Scimitars to Samurai: Arms around the World
"Kaskara (sword) with scabbard, 1800s  Sudanic region, northern Africa
Steel; iron; wood; crocodile skin; leather; scabbard: tooled leather; fabric; brass; iron  Weight: 1 lb. 14 oz. (sword only)" ...