University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:45-15-1084
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pueblo
Keresan
Provenience: New Mexico
San Ildefonso Pueblo
Culture Area: Southwest (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Iron
Wood
Feather
Length: 52 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Buffalo. Iron blade with long tang, with quadrangular cross section, twisted. With portion of temporary shaft. Buckskin wrapping at distal end, with feather. Used in ceremonial dances.


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