A Bhuj is a dagger specific to
Sindin north India, mostly single-edged, expect for a slight rear edge at the tip. The bhuj is short, broad and heavy, with a mild curve. It often sports an engraved and gilded mount, inlaid haft and decorated knob. This knob is typically a stylized elephant head, giving the weapon the nickname "elephant knife." The blade is 7-10 inches long, and with its copper sheath 20 inches long in total.
* "The complete encyclopedia of arms and weapons", Edited by Leonid Tarassuk and Claude Blair, Bonanza books (Crown)
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