Sword of Archangel Gabriel, Nubia
Mural from the Cathedral in Faras, Sudan, 8th-century


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The sword is referenced as figure 181 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
181. Fresco from Faras Cathedral, Gabriel, c. 710 AD, Nubian, Polish National Museum no. 234038MN, Warsaw (Michal).
K. Michalowski, Faras, Die Kathedrale aus dem Wüstensand, (Zurich 1967).


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