- Dated: 17th century (Edo Period: 1603-1867)
- Medium: steel, gold, copper and gold alloy, ray skin, silk, lacquered wood, polished horn.
- Measurements: overall length: 45 cm
The wakizashi was used on close quarters combat and also to commit ritual suicide (hara-kiri or seppuku); it was the shortest sword used by the samurai warrior class. Its one edged blade measures usually between 30 and 60 cm with a long and complex manufacturing process.
Warrior Culture : Samurai
This was the best show on history all year, looking forward to some Adrien Brody Houdini though, that looks like it might be good too.
Watch out. The gap in the door, it’s a separate reality. The only me is me. Are you sure the only you is you?
Who wants to shop when you can loot and pillage?
Incredible Hulk # 611
RIP: Jay Adams (1961-2014)