Caucasian qama / kindjal dagger, 19th century, steel, horn, silver, niello, L. with sheath 21 13/16 in. (55.4 cm); L. without sheath 20 1/2 in. (51.4 cm); L. of blade 14 7/8 in. (37.8 cm); W. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); Wt. 15.7 oz. (445.1 g); Wt. of sheath 13.9 oz. (394.1 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.
Adyghe (адыгэбзэ) is a North West Caucasian language spoken by about people mainly in the Republic of Adygea in the Russian Federation. Adyghe, which is also known as West Circassian, is also spoken in Turkey, Israel and Jordan.