University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKris
Object Number:42-30-375
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Javanese
Provenience: Java
Majapahit
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Length: 25.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:300A - Other Number
CG910604-8274 - Other Number

Description

Straight narrow blade; strong vertical pamor; plain blade base: slight hollow on short end; small hilt in shape of figure bending over, forged on same piece of iron as blade in early Javanese kris Majapahit style (Frey 9, 10 Fig 10b); no sheath.


Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.. Oxford University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 9, 10 and Fig 10View Objects related to this Type Citation

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