University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameKankrai
Object Number: 96-14-10
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Thai
Provenience: Thailand
Phimai
Date Made: 1995-1996
Early Date: 1995
Late Date: 1996
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Technique:Engraved
Credit Line:Thai Ethnographic Project; Jennifer Lane White (Asian Section Keeper), 1996

Description

Iron Areca Nut cutters. Scissor-like. Blade inserts into end of handle and is pinned. Sharp edge of blade meets at groove along handle. Engraved double lines at center and end.


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Creating the Quid: Betel Chewing Paraphernalia from Asia and the Pacific (05 Apr 1997 - 31 Dec 1997)View Objects in Exhibition

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