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Sword

Native NameKampilan
Object Number:43-13-6
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moro
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Mindanao
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Plant Fiber
Length: 96 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert Ehrman in memory of her father Major C. L. Beckurts, 1943

Description

Sword. Kampilan. Heavy sword with a long, straight single-edged blade, broadening slightly to point, which has an angled side which is widely serrated with a piercing back of each point. Bifurcated wooden handle, Grip bound with woven cord. Plain wooden guard.

Bibliography:

[Book] Wiley, Mark V. 1997. "Philippine Arms & Armor in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology".. Journal of Asian Martial Arts. Vol. 6, No. 3. pg. 96-107 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 99 (Fig. 1) (third from right)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Wiley, Mark V. 1996. Filipino Martial Culture.. Charles E. Tuttle Company. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 119View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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