Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü (Possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520). Short Sword (Yatagan) from the Court of Süleyman the Magnificent (reigned 1520-66), ca.1525-30. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1993 (1993.14).
Partisan Date: ca. 1675 Geography: Saxony Culture: German, Saxony Medium: Steel, wood Dimensions: L. 95 in. (241.3 cm); L. of head 23 3/4 in. (60.3 cm); W. 6 5/16 in. (16 cm); Wt. 4 lbs. 4.8 oz. (1950.4 g) Classification: Shafted Weapons Credit Line: Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913 Accession Number: 14.25.46