University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameOliwa
Object Number: 50-49-27
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Kalinga
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Northern Luzon
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Height: 59.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Misses Elizabeth H. Metcalf and Sarah S. Metcalf, 1950
Other Number162 - Other Number

Description

Broad head with edge projection in a point farthest from handle; much longer and thinner point on opposite end; decided concave cutting edge; wooden handle quite long with projection (thumb piece) on one side. Tip of handle made from broken musical instrument. Engraved head and banded brass decoration; metal (iron?) tip on shaft. One of best class knives.


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