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kusarigama

kusarigama

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A combat sickle with a chain ending with a demon's head.

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this sickle to which was added a chain and a weight in the form of a demon . This weapon is used by ninjas and in some sword schools. The long sword was forbidden to the other castes, this weapon was developed by the peasants to defend themselves or during the revolts due to the famines.

There is no signature on the blade allowing this weapon to be dated. the handle is covered with mother of pearl.

weight1,990 kg (chaine ) 1,325 kg (faucille)
length13,5 cm ( lame)
length total39,8 cm
materialsIron , wood , red laquer and mother pearl
eraedo period 1603-1867