University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKris
Object Number: P4673A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Javanese
Provenience: Java (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 46cm

Description

Wavy; 9 curves; beautiful, rich, layered, stripy pamor that gives blade elevated texture; blade base: trunk, tusk, lips, hollow on short end, dentiform frents on long end; no hilt fittings; Javanese wood hilt: young shoot on tree trunk with two patra (carvings on inner side) (Groneman 186 #70)


Bibliography:

[Book] Groneman, Isaac. 2009. The Javanese Kris. : Page/Fig./Plate: 186 #70View Objects cited in this Publication

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