Symbolic sword (Zulfiqar) شمشیر نمادین: ذوالفقار

Made in Persia, 1750-1800.
This unique, late 18th century double-edged sword, widely known as Zulfiqar, the famous sword of the first Shiite Imam, Ali ibn-Abi Talib (601-661), is one of the most significant and precious objects in the Museum's Persian collection. Shia …
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