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Dagger

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Native Name:
Kris
Object Number:
CG93-10-11
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Sumatran
Provenience:
Sumatra (uncertain)
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Metal
Wood
Description:
Wavy metal blade, no pamor. Wooden hilt with carved Garuda (?). Old number 130 (?). By description and length, could be 48-2-39A.
Wavy; 5 curves; stripy pamor?; plain blade base with hollow on short end; Sumatran or Malaysian plain flat metal cup (Frey 53-4); large, plain brown Jawa Demam hilt (van Zonneveld 66) as from Sumatra or Malay Peninsula (Frey Plate 7b) with triangles carved into the base of hilt
Length:
47cm
Other Number:
130   -   Other Number
48-2-39A?   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World. : Page/Fig./Plate: 53-4; Plate 7b
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[Book] Van Zonneveld, Albert G. 2001. Traditional Weapons of the Indonesian Archipelago. : Page/Fig./Plate: 66
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