Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Ritualistic Objects

knife or dagger

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Knife or dagger

Thungri

Bodo

Iron

Max. Length: 95 cm, Max. Breadth: 13 cm

Rusted

This is a single edged sacrificial knife or dagger or machete, made up of single piece of iron from hilt to point. The hilt part, covered with wooden frame is long and helps in holding the knife. The cutting edge of the blade is sharp and slightly curved.