Caucasian qama / kindjal, 18th to 19th century, steel, horn, wood, leather, silver, L. with sheath 20 1/16 in. (51 cm); L. without sheath 19 5/16 in. (49.1 cm); L. of blade 14 in. (35.6 cm); W. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); Wt. 11.6 oz. (328.9 g); Wt. of sheath 3.1 oz. (87.9 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.
On May 2014 they will "Run for the Roses" at Churchill Downs. An early favorite is California Chrome ridden by Jose Samraat. No doubt it will be a great race when the finest horses in the world take to the track and the announcer says "and, they're o