Somali billao dagger

length: 14 1/2"
blade: 8 3/8"
maximum blade width: 2"
grip: 5 1/2"
weight: 8 oz

Quintesenntial style billao dagger from Somalia - slightly non-symmetrical blade, horn grip, three pronged butt end. Blade slightly deteriorated, but it's still quite sharp and has been been lacquered and sealed. Ellusive and hard to find style of ethnographic weapon.