University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKlewang (uncertain)
Object Number:54-18-14
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moro
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Mindanao
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Plant Fiber
Length: 62 cm
Width: 5.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of F. Lieber, 1954

Description

Straught, single-edged(?) blade widening to point which is rounded on back. Back of blade for 3/5 of its length is so thin that it may also have been used. Grip cord wrapped with wooden pommel slightly curved aound.


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