University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameBarong
Object Number: 42-30-422A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Moro
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Tawitawi
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 57.4cm
Width: 6.9cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number54 - Collector Number

Description

Single-edged steel blade, with Chinese (?) character just below grip on one side. Wooden grip, lower third bound with steel. Two-piece wooden sheath rivited together.


Bibliography:

[Book] Wiley, Mark V. 1997. "Philippine Arms & Armor in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology". Vol. 6, No. 3. pp. 96-107. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 100View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Wiley, Mark V. 1996. Filipino Martial Culture. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 120View Objects cited in this Publication

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