These mysterious weapons were already obsolete when the first ethnographers encountered them.
This peculiar sword was used by the Garo people of Assam for fighting, clearing the jungle, and animal sacrifices.
The hilt is in the typical Marwari Rajput style, made by Ram Namar in 1857 A.D.
An early fighting piece with strong reinforcing langet and broad, cobra shaped tip.
The style typical of Kutch, the execution far above what is normally seen on work from that area.