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Native Name:
Kris
Object Number:
P4674A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Javanese
Provenience:
Java (uncertain)
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Metal
Wood
Description:
Wavy; 9 curves; blotchy pamor; blade base: serrations, trunk, tusk, lip, hollow on short end; dentiform frets on long end; Java-style beaded mendak cup with balls, rings, and prongs (Frey 52); Madurese or Javanese sprout-like wood hilt, carved plant design (Groneman 19 #286; Frey 46-7)

Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World. : Page/Fig./Plate: 46-7, 52
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[Book] Groneman, Isaac. 2009. The Javanese Kris. : Page/Fig./Plate: 194 #286
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