University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-225
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Greek
Provenience: Greece
Crete
Period: 16th Century
Date Made: 1500-1599
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1599
Section:Historic
Materials:Metal
Horn (animal part)
Silver
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:12 - Other Number

Description

Curved double-edged blade with slight medial ridge on both faces tapering to sharp point. Slight etched decoration on gilded section near grip on both faces. Straight gilded quillons terminating in triple ends. Horn grip with silver binding and coral studs.


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