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Opposite figure: One of the most famous types of Persian dagger – mentioned in some detail by the accounts of European travelers of the time – seem to have been worn most commonly named Khanjar, a curved, double-edged blade mounted on a sword-hilt, the kard, a knife with a straight, single-edged blade. This is a dagger made from steel, agate and gold which preserve in Islamic Middle East gallery of Ashmolean Museum, in Oxford University has a watered steel blade, inlaid with gold, and a rare agate handle. It was likely made in Isfahan, a major centre of production for daggers at that time.The goldwork is signed by the craftsman Muhammad Hadi (1801 - 1820)  and dated to the year 1230 of the Islamic calendar, corresponding to 1814-1815 AD, the Qajar Period (1779-1925).

Robert M.B de Jager - The Netherlands 
Johann Zenz - Austria
Peter Jeckel & Reggina Schaefer - Germany
Ricardo & Claudia Birnie - Argentina
Tomáš Neumann - Czech Republic
Marta Vandemandier - Argentina
Michael Carlson & Austen Cargill - USA

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