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Native Name:
Kris
Object Number:
CG310190-8090
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Sumatran
Javanese (uncertain)
Provenience:
Sumatra (uncertain)
Java (uncertain)
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Metal
Wood
Description:
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

Bibliography:

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