University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:42-30-608A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Morocco
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Wood
Silver
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:526 - Other Number

Description

Straight iron blade, the back very thick but slightly bevelled; sharp, very slightly curved, cutting edge tapering to point; groove on each face parallel to cutting edge. Engraved Arabic inscription, "made by Osman", and slight decoration of engraved semicircles. Socket over light wooden grip wrapped for half its length with silver wire.


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