Hadendoa dagger

length: 13"
blade: 8 1/2"
blade width: 1 5/16" at base
grip: 4 1/2"
guard: 4"

Classic example of the dagger used by the Hadendoa people of Eritrea, exactly as pictured on p.104 of "African Arms and Armor" by Christopher Spring. Smooth hardwood hilt, unusually curved blade is diamond cross-sectioned and sharp on both edges from hilt to point. No scabbard.