Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü (Iranian (?), active in Istanbul, ca. 1520–1530). Yataghan from the court of Suleyman the Magnificent . ca. 1525. Turkish (Istanbul). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1993 (1993.14) #sword
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Ceremonial Dagger (Bichwa), 17th century. South Indian, Thanjavur. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2014 (2014.190) | This work is featured in our Arms and Armor Notable Acquisitions 2003–2014 exhibition on view through December 6, 2015. #sword