University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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: 96cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert Ehrman in memory of her father Major C. L. Beckurts, 1943

Description

Steel blade; the back of the blade slanting from the point to the maximum width is widely serrated with a piercing back of each point. Plain wooden guard; grip bound with woven cord; hilt carved.


Bibliography:

[Book] Wiley, Mark V. 1997. "Philippine Arms & Armor in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology". Vol. 6, No. 3. pp. 96-107. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 99View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Wiley, Mark V. 1996. Filipino Martial Culture. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 119View Objects cited in this Publication

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