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Sword

Native NameKampilan
Object Number:L-192-26A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moro
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Mindanao
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Cotton Cloth
Plant Fiber
Length: 106 cm
Other Number:I-1 - Other Number

Description

Sword. Kampilan. Heavy sword with a long, straight single-edged blade, broadening to point, which has an angled side with a crescentic protruding barb. Bifurcated wooden handle, Curved wooden guard. Long piece of dark red cloth hanging from grip.

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. 99View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Wiley, Mark V. 1996. Filipino Martial Culture.. Charles E. Tuttle Company. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 119View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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