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Sword

Native NameBarong
Object Number:54-18-21
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moro
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Mindanao
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Water Buffalo Horn
Length: 68 cm
Width: 5.7 cm
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".. Journal of Asian Martial Arts. Vol. 6, No. 3. pg. 96-107 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 100 (Fig. 2) (bottom)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Wiley, Mark V. 1996. Filipino Martial Culture.. Charles E. Tuttle Company. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 120View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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