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Dagger

Native NameGolok
Object Number:42-30-383A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Javanese
Provenience: Cikeruh
Java
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 41 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:421 - Other Number

Description

Long, straight dagger with concave back, strongly convex edge, narrowest near hilt. Groove on both faces near back, incised scroll decoration on both faces. Inscribed TJIKR to indicate where it was made: Tjikeroeh (Cikeruh), a town in West Java. Straight, polished wooden grip terminating in bird's head.

Bibliography:

[Book] Van Zonneveld, Albert G. 2001. Traditional Weapons of the Indonesian Archipelago.. C. Zwartenkot Art Books. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 48View Objects related to this Type Citation

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