A good Sudanese spearhead “Shalazeih”

Item:
950
Region:
Africa
Type:
Miscellaneous
Description:
A good Sudanese spearhead “Shalazeih” used by the Mahdist cavalry (Baggara), 19th Century. The leaf shaped blade is etched with thuluth inscriptions, and the tapered socket is inlaid with brass. Good patina
Metrics:
Length 14¾” (37.5cms)
Price:
£190