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Gurkha Khukuri knives typically include a set of small, simple companion knives which fit into their own small cases inside the sheath. One is called …

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Format: Poser (.pp2), Other
Usage Rights: Commercial & Personal Use
Categories: Historical, Props
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Archeopterix (2 years ago)Inappropriate?
Very welcome. That's fascinating. If you were given a knife like you described that resembled a kukri but was Hellenic I'd hazard a guess that it was a Falcata. They were popular in and around the Iberian peninsula and the Mediterranean at that time. Granted I'm mo expert.
Nik_52 (2 years ago)Inappropriate?
Thank you.
Many years ago, I was given an old, bone-handled blade resembling these. Hellenic rather than Himalayan, but convergent evolution.
After a while, we noticed it had faint engraving. Cleaned up, this proved to be a line of verse in an archaic dialect, which could be read several ways: 'Care, I am sharp', or 'Always point me towards a friend'.
Thus, it became known more …
GrouchoCaesar (9 years ago)Inappropriate?
Thank you.
Archeopterix (9 years ago)Inappropriate?
Sure thing. I hope it fits your needs. Enjoy!
templarlover (9 years ago)Inappropriate?
thank you
Archeopterix (10 years ago)Inappropriate?
Yes I can do that in fact. Thank you for the information; I''m always eager to learn new things in areas of interest. And by the way I appreciate you telling me what they''re called. I''ve also noticed the wide variations on the design of these knives. I think it''s fascinating. They''re great knives to have.Yes I can do that in fact. Thank more …
Temujin (10 years ago)Inappropriate?
Friendly suggestion ..
can you edit your text with the following spellings :

Khukuri = main knife
Karda = utility knife
Chakmak = sharpener

I already have two Khukuri props, downloading yours as well anyway, since, in Gurkha units and Nepalese culture, there is a wide range of styles of this family of weapons.


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