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Museum of Islamic Art
Hegira 885-917 / AD 1481-1512
Made during the reign of Beyezid II, the yatagan (short sword) was a gift to his grand vizier, Hersekzade Ahmed Pasha. It is the earliest known, decorated with a benedictory inscription as well as enumerating the attributes of Beyezid and the name of the owner in thuluth calligraphy.
"Yataghan" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;qt;Mus21;11;en
MWNF Working Number: QT 11