University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKris
Object Number: P3257A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Javanese
Provenience: Java
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Bone
Length: 44cm

Description

Wavy, very narrow blade; 11 curves; well-made blade base: small hooked trunk, two protrusions, hollow on short end; dentiform frets on long end of guard; plain, beaded, Javanese mendak; ivory hilt elabroately carved and fretted, as from Paisir Jawa/Madura (Groneman 192 #162)


Bibliography:

[Book] Groneman, Isaac. 2009. The Javanese Kris. : Page/Fig./Plate: 192 #162View Objects cited in this Publication

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