University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKris
Object Number: CG310190-8090
Current Location: Collections storage
Javanese (uncertain)
Provenience: Sumatra (uncertain)
Java (uncertain)
Length: 37cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1990


Wavy blade, not really ridged or grooved; 7 curves; thick, stacked circular/rounded square-like pamor; blade base: sharp serrations, trunk, downward-facing tusk, lip on short end; dentiform frets on long end; Sumatran? cylindrical metal selut band with curvy engravings (Frey 53); wood hilt, painted very dark brown: West-Java-style ancestor figurine (Groneman 180-1) with one arm resting on leg and other arm holding leg


[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World. : Page/Fig./Plate: 53View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Groneman, Isaac. 2009. The Javanese Kris. : Page/Fig./Plate: 180-1View Objects cited in this Publication

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