University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-58-61C
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Nias
Width: 13cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929


For the type of hilt and the rattan attchment (c) to the top of the scabbard, with three wooden figurines toed to it.

The scabbard is of wood, with brass bands; the sword hilt has the grip of brass, partly covered with plaited brass wire; the upper portion is of wood with the carving described and tentatively interpreted by Heine-Geldera in Ipek

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