In Northern Africa the group is represented by the scimitar-horned 0.
The horns of the old bucks are of great length and beauty, and characterized by their bold scimitar-like backward sweep and sharp front edge, interrupted at irregular intervals by knots or bosses.
A peculiar scimitar, khofrsh ~, is characteristic of the Empire.
They go habitually armed with scimitar and half-moon axe, besides gun or rifle.
DpoE, a pickaxe, hence applied to the animal), the scientific name of a group of African antelopes of relatively large size with long straight or scimitar-shaped horns, which are present in both sexes, and long tufted tails.
They are the Emodus of Ptolemy (among other names), and extend in the shape of a scimitar, with its edge facing southwards, for a dis tance of 1500 m.