University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKris
Object Number: 42-30-370A
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Java (uncertain)
Length: 38.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number66 - Other Number


Wavy blade; 7 curves; pamor; plain blade base; mendak (small metal conical cup transition piece) (Frey 52) loose, beading around edges and in scattered clusters; Javanese polished dark wood hilt: kraton style (Frey 49a), young shoot on tree trunk with two patra (carvings on inner side) (Groneman 186)


[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World. : Page/Fig./Plate: 49a, 52View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Groneman, Isaac. 2009. The Javanese Kris. : Page/Fig./Plate: 186View Objects cited in this Publication

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