University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:42-30-317
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Date Made: 1600-1799
Early Date: 1600
Late Date: 1799
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Ivory
Technique:Carved
Inlaid
Iconography:Camel
Flowers
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:292 - Other Number
88-16-163 - Other Number

Description

Dagger. Recurved double-edged steel blade tapering to point. Deep groove on each side of medial ridge for almost entire length on both sides of blade. Tang inserted in ivory grip, the base of which bears a floral pattern, terminating in camel head. Eyes originally inlaid.


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