Antique Ethiopian sword with kilij blade - Ethiopian empire, Abyssinia, 19th century. Beautiful heavy blade with kilij shape. Guard is made of iron. Pommel made of brass figuring a lion muzzle.
Grip is made of ox horn. The blade and the iron guard are pitted but still strong and solid. The blade is bent (see picture 12).Length (straight line) 80cm (31 1/2 in). Blade length (straight line) 67cm (26 1/4 in).
The item "Antique Ethiopian sword with kilij blade Ethiopian empire, Abyssinia, 19th" is in sale since Monday, November 27, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\1784-1860\Original Period Items". The seller is "1192mathieu" and is located in Lyon. This item can be shipped worldwide.