Category: kaskara

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Kaskara, 19th Century

Sudanese kaskara, 19th century, straight 33 inch double edged and fullered blade, incised with extensive inscriptions; heavy guard of diamond section; twine-wrapped grip and leather wheel pommel with blackened finish.

Sudanese kaskara, 19th century.

Sudanese kaskara, 19th century.

from Garth Vincent Antique Arms & Armour

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Weapons and Armour from Sudan, 19th Century 

Kaskara (swords), arm daggers, maille shirt 

Kaskara and Rhinoceros Hide Shield

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Kaskara and Rhinoceros Hide Shield

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Sudanese Kaskara, 19th Century

victoriansword: Antique Sudanese Kaskara

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Antique Sudanese Kaskara

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Sudanese Kaskara, 19th Century 

Straight, double-edged blade of almost flat section, three central fullers and two crescents marked on both facets. Gray, non-ferrous metal, cross-shaped quillon, quillons ribbed and slightly enlarged toward the ends. Bone, cylindrical grip (veining) engraved with concentric circles. Wooden and metal, disk-pommel.

Beja Warrior Holding a Kaskara 

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Beja Warrior Holding a Kaskara