University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameBolo
Object Number:42-30-419A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ilongot
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Ilongot Mountain Province (uncertain)
Nueva Vizcaya (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 53.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:50 - Other Number

Description

Steel blade. Drop at heel which is deeply toothed below drop. Back edge of blade bevelled and rather sharp towards point. Line of inlaid brass dots length of blade. Wooden grip with narrow watered steel band near blade. Ending in highly conventionalized animal head.


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