University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-301
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian (uncertain)
Nepalese (uncertain)
Provenience: India (uncertain)
Nepal (uncertain)
India
Vizianagaram
Date Made: 12th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1100
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Iconography:Bird
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:545 - Other Number

Description

Dagger. Thick double-edged recurved iron blade tapering to point. Several deep grooves at upper end. Tang inserted in curved cylindrical iron grip terminating in bird head. Very old.


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