Yataghan from the Court of Süleyman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66)

Sword maker: Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü (possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525
Geography: Istanbul
Culture: Turkish, Istanbul
Medium: Steel, walrus ivory, gold, silver, rubies, turquoise, pearls
Dimensions: L. 23 3/8 in. (59.3 cm); blade L. 18 3/8 in. (46.66 cm)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1993
Accession Number: 1993.14

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