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A shotel is a curved double-edged sword originating in Ethiopia or Abyssinia. The Ethiopian swordsmen who were trained in using this weapon were known as shotelai. The curve on the shotel’s blade varies from the Persian shamshir.
Battle use of the Shotel involves “hooking” attacks both against… Continue reading
Ethiopia. Circa late 1800s to early 1900s
Metal, wood, leather
35" long in sheath
$ 445.00 USD