University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKampilan
Object Number: 41-34-23A
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Peel
Length: 99.8cm
Width: 14.3cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Austin Gray, 1941
Other NumberCG911101-8296 - Found in Collection Number

Description

Long steel blade, the cutting edge extending into a point; the back widens about 11 cm. from the point, this forward section being composed of two curves with barb between. Elaborately carved wooden grip partly bound with basketry and fibre braids; wooden guard with looped metal band on one side.


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. 99View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Wiley, Mark V. 1996. Filipino Martial Culture. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 119View Objects cited in this Publication

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