University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameKora
Object Number:42-30-291
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian (uncertain)
Nepalese (uncertain)
Provenience: India (uncertain)
Nepal (uncertain)
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Gold
Technique:Inlaid
Iconography:Lotus Flower
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:178 - Collector Number

Description

Kora. Single-edged concave-convex steel blade widest at end. One gold inlaid lotus flower on blade. Metal disc guard and cylindrical handle with smaller disc near top.


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