University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKris
Object Number:42-30-370A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Java (uncertain)
Length: 38.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:66 - Other Number


Wavy blade; 7 curves; pamor; plain blade base; mendak (small metal conical cup transition piece) (Frey 52) loose, beading around edges and in scattered clusters; Javanese polished dark wood hilt: kraton style (Frey 49a), young shoot on tree trunk with two patra (carvings on inner side) (Groneman 186)


[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.. Oxford University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 49 (Fig. 11a) and 52View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Book] Groneman, Isaac. 2009. The Javanese Kris.. C. Zwartenkot Art Books - Leiden and KITLV Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 186View Objects related to this Type Citation

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