University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKris
Object Number:42-30-445A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Javanese
Provenience: Java
Majapahit
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Length: 23.5 cm
Width: 4.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:300 - Other Number

Description

Straight double-edged blade with some wavy or indented edges; silver and iron pamor; small hilt in shape of seated man forged on same piece of iron as blade, in kris majapahit picit style (Frey 10 Fig 5f)


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Weapons and Defense (27 Oct 1951 - 06 Jan 1952) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.. Oxford University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 10 Fig 5fView Objects related to this Type Citation

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