Date: 18th–19th century
Dimensions: L. 39.25 in.
Museum number: 259
Physical location: Section 2 (Central Hall): Implements of War
A large Indian sword with a wide-bellied blade which classifies it as a teghā. This type of a sword is sometimes referred to as an executioner’s sword. Hilts similar to this one were commonly found in the Punjab during the Sikh period.