University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:42-30-258A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Turkish
Provenience: Near East
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Steel
Horn (animal part)
Silver
Leather
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:224 - Collector Number

Description

"Yataghan". Single-edged, slightly recurved, steel blade tapering to a point. Tang inserted through two-piece horn grip which is ornamented with silver studs and bound around with a silver band with conventionalized scroll deoration in high relief. The sides of the grip are carried down over the top of the blade and covered with silver which is worked in high relief.


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