Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits. Anti-spam check. Do not fill this in!== Biography == The [[Arab]] swordsman was based in [[Cairo]], [[Egypt]], operating as an assassin and bandit in the city's underworld.<ref name="RotLA Sourcebook">''[[Raiders of the Lost Ark Sourcebook]]''</ref> In [], the man was hired by [[Nazi]] intelligence agents operating in the city. Along with a number of other men, the Arab Swordsman was brought on to remove or disrupt any threats to the [[Germany|German]] excavation of the [[Ark of the Covenant]] at [[Tanis]], which included [[United States of America|American]] [[archaeologist]] [[Indiana Jones]]. When the group kidnapped [[Marion Ravenwood]], Jones' associate, the swordsman stepped up to challenge the archaeologist during his frantic search for her.<ref name="RotLA" /> A busy Cairo marketplace suddenly parted as the black-robed man confronted Jones with an over-sized scimitar. Giving a small laugh, he began displaying his skill with his weapon to intimidate the American. However, Jones, deciding he had no time for a protracted fight against the flamboyant swordsman, simply took out his revolver and shot him. The Cairo onlookers cheered Jones' action and ran off with the assassin's sword.<ref name="RotLA" /> Summary: Please note that all contributions to the Indiana Jones Wiki are considered to be released under the CC-BY-SA Cancel Editing help (opens in new window) Retrieved from "https://indianajones.fandom.com/wiki/Arab_Swordsman"