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Arnachellum of Salem
A famed Indian maker of knives, swords, spears, and tableware.
A South Indian khanjarli
A fine, early example with silver-plated details.
Large spearhead from South India
An unusual type with a broad leaf-shaped head with deep sunken panels.
A very early example of the type, with locally made rapier style blade.
A type of straightsword of the Malabar coast.
A peculiar style of hooded push dagger that originated in South India, under the Vijayanagara empire.
An Indian dagger with recurved blade and large lunette pommels that are usually made of ivory plates.
Alternative spelling for chilanum, a South Indian type of dagger.
An Indian type of dagger.
A Bikaner armory dagger
A rare, early south Indian dagger with Bikaner armory markings
South Indian katar with curved blade
A very crisp and complete example of its type.
A south Indian spearhead with a thick double-edged, symmetrical leaf-shaped blade.
South Indian pierced iron ankus
Its decoration consists of fantastic designs of various animals, mythical and existing.
A type of dagger that originated in southern India.
South Indian katar with Bikaner marks
An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.
A hooded Vijayanagara katar
A classic example of the 16th century.
Ten avatars of Vishnu katar
Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation, took many mortal shapes, or "avatar"
A south Indian spearhead
A large example of a type called sang.
Chiseled iron bichuwa
The handle covered with gold damascening.
Of the Malabar coast, South India.
Vijayanagara hooded katar
With a shield that reminds of Deccan cuirasses.