University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-83
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Arkansas (uncertain)
Mississippi (uncertain)
Culture Area: Southeast
Section:Historic
Materials:Steel
Brass
Wood
Leather
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:360 - Collector Number

Description

Straight, heavy, single-edged steel blade rounded to point; back very slightly concave except for a short section slanted to point. Blade stamped: UK Univin & Rodgrs Cutlers Sheffield Superlative. Wide tang inserted through the full length of the 2-piece, polished, dark wooden handle which was inset brass plaques and which is completely wrapped with leather thong.


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