University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKris
Object Number: P3258A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Javanese
Provenience: Java
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 45cm

Description

Wavy blade, two grooves along half the blade on both sides; 11 curves; pamor; well-made blade base: serrations, trunk, lip, hollow on short end, parallel center grooves, dentiform frets on long end; small plain metal mendok with small ropelike pattern on outer and inner circumference; Madura-style carved, pierced wood hilt: sprout figure with floral decorations (Groneman 194-5)


Bibliography:

[Book] Groneman, Isaac. 2009. The Javanese Kris. : Page/Fig./Plate: 194-5View Objects cited in this Publication

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