Persian dagger, (Indian hilt?), 17th century, jade, ruby, gold Dimensions: H. 11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm); H. of blade 8 in. (20.3 cm); W. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); D. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm); Wt. 7.4 oz. (209.8 g), Met Museum.
Ottoman yataghan from the Court of Suleyman the Magnificent, 16th c, workshop of Ahmed Tekelü (possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30), steel, walrus ivory, gold, silver, rubies, turquoise, pearls, gold incrustation on the blade depicts combat between a dragon and a phoenix, gold-inlaid cloud bands and foliate scrolls on the ivory grips, one of the earliest known yatagans, L. 23 3/8 in. (59.3 cm); blade L. 18 3/8 in. (46.66 cm), Met Museum.