The Beauty of Ancient Samurai Sword
Have you ever seen real samurai swords? They are reallly really cool and beautiful! Katana or nihonto (Japanese name of samurai sword), is known throughout the world for its beauty and sharpness. You can see the artistically decorated scabbard, and also the wave pattern of the blade called hamon, which are the characteristics of katana.
Dagger (Bichuwa) | Indian, Thanjavur | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ceremonial Dagger (Bichwa), 17th century. South Indian, Thanjavur. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2014 (2014.190) | This work is featured in our Arms and Armor Notable Acquisitions 2003–2014 exhibition on view through December 6, 2015. #sword