From the collection of: Yuriy Zaytsey


20th century, Tuareg.


A typical and basic modern takouba. The blade is made from scrap metal with crude renditions of the half moon marks. The pommel is the usual stacked style, but without many stacks, only a small copper cap. The leather guard is decorated with typical geometric designs.


Overall - 96 cm
Blade - 82 cm
Blade width  - 5 cm
Guard width - 11 cm