University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-255A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Russia
Caucasus
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Iron
Wood
Leather
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:91 - Collector Number

Description

"Quama". Double-edged, iron blade tapering to a point. Deep groove lengthwise of both faces. Fine gilt decoration on one face. Wide tang extends the full length of the two-piece, dark wooden grip with three rivets, two of which are large and gilded.


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