University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:42-30-369B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sulawesi (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 46 cm
Width: 17.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:63 - Other Number

Description

Rare shining wood wrangka with two flaring corners and one squared corner, as typical of Sulawesi/Sumatra/MP, carved design on the squared corner; plain wood gandar with darker wood inlaid with curved v-shaped border at tip


Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.. Oxford University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 48 (Fig 10b) and Plate 12aView Objects related to this Type Citation

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