- Museum number
A dah (knife). Single edged blade, cylindrical hilt of wood, tuft of crimson dyed horse hair at the end.
Wooden sheath with bands of plaited and plain reed. Suspending sling of the same, covered with cotton cloth.
- Production date
Height: 3.90 centimetres
Weight: 789 grammes
Width: 109.20 centimetres
Depth: 3 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- "Kakhyen dah, obtained at Ponsee (altitude 3200 ft), frontiers of Burmah, April 1868, by Dr. Anderson, during the expedition headed by Major Sladen." The expedition was prevented from leaving Ponsee for several weeks. See E.B. Sladen's Expedition from Burma, via the Irrawaddy and Bhamo, to South-Western China, pp. 257-281.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Presented by Dr. Anderson, director of the Indian Museum, Calcutta, Oct 30th, 1871.
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: As1871C1.7540a (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: As1871C1031.11