University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:21791
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Persian
Provenience: Iran
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Steel
Technique:Engraved
Iconography:Myth
Koran
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. William Pepper, 1899

Description

Sword or putonar with steel hilt and drooping quillions. The blade engraved with mythologic figure and verses from the koran


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Objects Speak: Media Through Time (17 Mar 2017) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] 1900. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. II. no. No. 3. pg. 172-180 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 177View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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