"On foot the scabbard is carried hooked up." — Moss, 1914

Sheathed saber

"On foot the scabbard is carried hooked up." — Moss, 1914

"Four to six feet long, and swims with great swiftness: the skin is smooth, except a few scales in place of the ventral fins." — Goodrich, 1859

Scabbard

"Four to six feet long, and swims with great swiftness: the skin is smooth, except a few scales in place…

This scimitar and scabbard is a sword with a curved blade and its cover. Made of silver, chased and gilt. It is ornamented with one hundred and four precious stones, consisting of emeralds, rubies, turquoises and more.

Scimitar and Scabbard

This scimitar and scabbard is a sword with a curved blade and its cover. Made of silver, chased and…

A sword and scabbard from the Bronze Age. Not drawn to scale.

Bronze Age Sword and Scabbard

A sword and scabbard from the Bronze Age. Not drawn to scale.