From: India (uncertain) | Nepal (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Asian

Native Name Ram Da'O
Object Number 42-30-290
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Indian (uncertain) | Nepalese (uncertain)
Provenience India (uncertain) | Nepal (uncertain)
Section Asian
Materials Iron | Wood | Copper
Technique Engraved
Iconography Elephant

Sacrificial Knife, Ram Da'o. Single-edged iron blade, cutting edge concave but recurved to point on thick recurved bac,. Long flat tang inserted between two-piece wooden grip with iron elephant head with copper inset eyes over insertion, trunk and lower lip forming guard. Blade engraved with engraved linear decoration on both faces of back. Very heavy.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 176 - Collector Number

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