University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameBarong
Object Number: 54-18-21
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Moro
Provenience: Mindanao
Philippine Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Water Buffalo Horn
Length: 68cm
Width: 5.7cm
Credit Line:Gift of F. Lieber, 1954

Description

Very long pointed blade; wide silver band around grip; pommel of dark horn in form of animal head elaborately carved.


Bibliography:

[Book] Wiley, Mark V. 1997. "Philippine Arms & Armor in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology". Vol. 6, No. 3. pp. 96-107. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 100View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Wiley, Mark V. 1996. Filipino Martial Culture. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 120View Objects cited in this Publication

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