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Dagger

Object Number:42-30-270A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Persia
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Steel
Silk
Walrus Tusk
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:482 - Other Number

Description

Crescentic, watered steel blade with pronounced medial ridge on both faces with conventional design with engraved outline near the hilt; wide end inserted in walrus grip, both ends of which are wide and squared off. Faded purple and gold silk braid.

Bibliography:

[Article] Cammann, Schuyler V. 1954. "Carvings in Walrus Ivory". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 18. no. 3. pg. 2-31 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 18View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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