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Although the name of an Ottoman sultan appears on the guard, it is not an indication of the provenance of the sword. Islamic devotional inscriptions dominate the decorative motifs of arms and armor. Efficacious prayers protect the soldier from the evils of war. The inscriptions on the elegant steel blade indicate the sword’s talismanic function.

Although the name of an Ottoman sultan appears on the guard, it is not an indication of the provenance of the sword. Islamic devotional inscriptions dominate the decorative motifs of arms and armor.