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Old 21st December 2009, 02:47 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by colin henshaw
Thanks to those who input on this subject. On the face of things, it would appear the knife is from the North West Frontier/Afghanistan area, as suggested. However, along with the knife came these African wooden spoons, which have a similar "ring and dot" decoration. The spoons are labeled as being from Bechuanaland (colonial name for Botswana).

Merely a coincidence do you think ?


The accessories do indeed cast doubt on N.India Afghanistan .

The bolsters seem unusual, almost excessive, for such a simple African knife .
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