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Sword

Native NamePanabas
Object Number:16130
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moro
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Sulu Archipelago
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 85 cm
Credit Line:Deposited by C. Howard Colket, 1893
Other Number:29-58-36 - Other Number

Description

Stout handle of brown wood, oval in section, reinforced at the insertion of the long curved blade with a metal tube. The blade, which has a convex cutting edge, flares strongly at the end, which is cut off in a straight line forming an acute angle with the end of the cutting edge. Panabas.

Bibliography:

[Article] 1899. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. II. no. No. 2. pg. 92-98 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 95 and Fig. 55View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 104View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Wiley, Mark V. 1996. Filipino Martial Culture.. Charles E. Tuttle Company. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 124View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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