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On view at the Museum: The Society Sector


Contemporary Era, Europe
Unlike the Jewish shehita, Muslim slaughtering rituals place greater focus on the action than the type of knife used. The throat (jugular, trachea and oesophagus) must be cut in one single motion.


  • Type: Knife
  • Place of origin: Switzerland
  • Materials and techniques: Plastic Stainless steel
  • Date: 2015
  • Dimensions: 5 x 2.5 x 33.5 cm
  • Weight: 160 g
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