Sudanese War period. 6 7/8” d.e. blade, hand hammered with medial ridge and slightly concave field with angled edges. One piece wood hilt with radially incised banding in the Beja taste. Tooled leather covered scabbard with reinforced throat and original twisted leather arm loop. Scabbard face excellent. The tip worn and the back with some losses. Dagger shows a little pitting at the forte, otherwise excellent.