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Native NameBich'Hawa
Object Number:42-30-342
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: South India
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Iconography:Human Faces
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:536 - Other Number

Description

Dagger(Bich'hawa). Iron. Recurved double-edged blade tapering to point. Grip in form of loop which extends down over both sides of blade and which ornamented with three mask-like human faces.


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