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Box is inlaid with different types of wood, mother of pearl, and ivory. The top of the box reads "Avec Les Compliments Du Ministere de L'Informaction de L'arabe Seodite" "With Compliments of Saudi Arabia Information's Ministry" and depicts a plam tree with two swords crossed underneath. The inside of the box is green velvet and holds a gold plated dagger. The edges of the scabbard read the same as the top of the box.

Original Medium

Wood and Metal


Dagger measures: 33.5 cm x 10 cm; Box measures: 38.5 cm x 16 cm x 5 cm


Saudi Arabia

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Original Collection

Mike Mansfield Collections, Mss 65, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana

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Digital Publisher

University of Montana-- Missoula. Mansfield Library

Image Credit

Image credit: Micaela Connolly, University of Montana

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