A display of Japanese weapons dating from the 4th to the 8th century, including three large swords (Tachi) and one smaller sword (Warabite Tachi, a wooden scabbard (Saya) and various mounts (Kojiri and Habaki), and various sword guards (Tsuba). Part of the Japanese Armour Exhibition held at the Tower of London, 1965 (Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh)

Object Title

A display of Japanese weapons dating from the 4th to the 8th century, including three large swords (Tachi) and one smaller sword (Warabite Tachi, a wooden scabbard (Saya) and various mounts (Kojiri and Habaki), and various sword guards (Tsuba). Part of the Japanese Armour Exhibition held at the Tower of London, 1965 (Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh)

A display of Japanese weapons dating from the 4th to the 8th century, including three large swords (Tachi) and one smaller sword (Warabite Tachi, a wooden scabbard (Saya) and various mounts (Kojiri and Habaki), and various sword guards (Tsuba). Part of the Japanese Armour Exhibition held at the Tower of London, 1965 (Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh)

Reference

ARM PH A6941.53

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