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Nepalese Ritual Knife and Sheath

Image courtesy of Prof. Richley Crapo

Knives such as this are used in Nepal for the ritual sacrifice of animals as large as bullocks. This example is about a foot in length and has an elaborate engraving of a dragon on the blade.
Copyright 2008, by the Contributing Authors. Cite/attribute Resource . admin. (2005, August 02). Nepalese Ritual Knife. Retrieved January 07, 2011, from Free Online Course Materials — USU OpenCourseWare Web site: http://ocw.usu.edu/Anthropology/Anthropology_of_Religion/nepal_knife_jpg.htm. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License Creative Commons License