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Sword

Native NameKris
Object Number:54-18-6
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moro
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Mindanao
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Ivory
Plant Fiber
Length: 73 cm
Width: 11.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of F. Lieber, 1954

Description

Sword. Wavy blade; "elephant tusk" hook opposite the wide side of the guard; basketry bands surround grip; pommel of ivory in form of conventinoalized flying bird. See 54-18-5 for similar pommel.) Kris.

Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.. Oxford University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 49, Fig. 11 (j)View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Article] Fontaine, Patrice. 2005. Le Kriss: elements d'analyse stylistique.. pg. pp. 117-147 Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 3 (s)View Objects related to this Type Citation

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