Unusual and Rare Dagger with Rhino Horn Handle, Sudan - 14466

From southern Sudan or nearby areas comes this rare dagger. Fine 18 1/2 inches steel blade engraved with geometrical pattern. Big handle with a lunette shaped pommel carved from Rhinoceros horn with clear fibrous structure. Scabbard covered with Crocodile skin. Total length 27 inches. Very good condition. Partially open seam on the scabbard.