210350 - Tribal used Old African Ethiopian Afar sword with leather case Ethiopia

€125.00

Ethiopia: Tribal used Old African Ethiopian Afar sword with leather case.

Ethiopian sword which measures approximately 47 cm cm long (measurements taken when knife is enclosed in case).

Afar Region ( Afar: Qafar; Amharic: ዓፋር ክልል), formerly known as Region 2, is a regional state in Northeastern Ethiopia and the homeland of the Afar people. Its capital is the planned city of Semera, which lies on the paved Awash–Assab highway.

 

Awash River near Asaita

The Afar Triangle, the northern part of which is the Danakil Depression, is part of the Great Rift Valley of Ethiopia, and is located in the north of the region. It has the lowest point in Ethiopia and one of the lowest in Africa. The southern part of the region consists of the valley of the Awash River, which empties into a string of lakes along the Ethiopian-Djibouti border. Other notable landmarks include the Awash and Yangudi Rassa National Parks1