2 Handed Swords From India And China

 

Dadao 2 handed sword from china, literal translation of name is big knife

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(Picture source.)

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A two handed sword from the Khasi Hills, Assam, Burma

Note how the sword, including the hilt, is one solid piece of iron.

great swords from india

It would appear that most of the great swords from India were used for ritual executions.

(Many thanks to the Sword Forum.)

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