Maasai seme

length: 19 1/4"
blade: 13 1/2"
blade width: max 1 5/8"
grip: 5 1/2""
weight: 12 oz

Short sword used by the Maasai people of Kenya, southern Africa. Of typical form, hand sharpened blade and sinew wrapped handle. Scabbard is wood covered by stitched leather. Circa mid to late 1900's.