|Old register number:||493|
weapons of the Ottoman occupation era
|Category:||Life outdoors/Military life|
|Dimensions:||συνολ. μ. 73,7|
Scimitar (sword without sheath). belonged to Stelios Haitas ( had been honoured with a medal by king Otto of Greece). Found in Ravdouhou/ Ravda cell. Long curved blade with a gold engraved decoration (arabesque of islamic art) and arabic writing. The grip is made of deer horn and ends to a two lobed hilt. The two parts of the hilt connect to each other by a steel sheet with rich engraved decoration (floral ornamentation)
Used when speed and agility was needed, mostly during attacks and forays, due to its light weight.
|Appears in Collections:||Folklore|
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