University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-65
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Date Made: c. 1840
Early Date: 1815
Late Date: 1865
Section:American
Materials:Steel
Bone
Brass
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Length: 25.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:281 - Collector Number

Description

Double-edged, lanceolate, steel blade. Tang inserted in two-piece, polished, bone grip with three brass bands and brass cap. Four large and several small rivets, the heads of the larger ornamented with encircling brass ring. Carrying thong.


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