University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-218
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Italy
Section:Historic
Materials:Steel
Metal
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:510 - Other Number

Description

Single-edged steel blade with thick back except for small section near point which is thin and sharp. All edges slightly bevelled. On each face near grip is relief decoration of helmeted human head in a shield surrounded by wepons and insignia. Two-piece wooden grip bound together by metal band with floral relief decoration. Eight studs each showing a helmeted human head.


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