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Binja
Curved Saber
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.84
The sword is long and slightly curved; the handle cover is wrapped with black cords, mostly worn out. The round tsuba (sword guard) is made of steel and has two holes. The scabbard is painted with lacquer and has a string for hanging. There is a pair of lion-shaped menuki (fitting) on the handle.
Ietsugu
Sword (original) and later handle, sword guard, and scabbard
1394 – 1427
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic R. Smith
1973/2.87

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Short Samurai Sword
19th century
Gift of Professor Rose Vainstein
1982/2.21

Yokoyama Sukesada
Sword, with handle and scabbard, Kanbun era (1661–1672)
1661 – 1672
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic R. Smith
1973/2.86
A sword with a short cylindrical handle, wrapped with brass rings at the middle and end. The large, flat blade curves upward and is elaborately decorated with incised geometric patterns. 
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Ceremonial Sword
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.64

Banja
Short Sword
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.102

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Long Sword
9767 BCE
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.87
The sword is long and slightly curved; the metal smith's name is engraved on the metal handle.
Kagemitsu
Sword (13th century) and scabbard (18th century) with design of samurai writing a poem under cherry tree
1299 – 1301
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic R. Smith
1973/2.85
Metal sword with a large, leaf or fan shaped blade. The blade is decorated with openwork geometric designs. The ivory handle is thin and ends in a large metal loop. 
Edo (Benin);Benin (ancient Nigerian) (Edo (African culture))
Ceremonial Sword
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.86

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Short Sword
8973 BCE
The Oliver J. Todd Memorial Collection
1974/1.138

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Royal Sword
1895 – 1905
Museum purchase
1985/2.56
This sword has an iron blade that is narrow toward the handle and gradually widens at the top, ending in a slight curve. Along the edge of the blade are small, half-circular knobs and near the top of the blade there are geometric cut-outs. The handle is formed by two spheres connected by a bar. At the bottom of the handle is a conical projection. The handle is covered in gold-leaf. 
Asante (Asante)
Ceremonial sword (afena)
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.309
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