University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 16130
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Moro
Provenience: Sulu
Philippine Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 85cm
Other Number29-58-36 - 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.


Bibliography:

[Article] 1899. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Vol. II (No. 1): 44-49. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 95 and Fig. 55View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Wiley, Mark V. 1997. "Philippine Arms & Armor in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology". Vol. 6, No. 3. pp. 96-107. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 104View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Wiley, Mark V. 1996. Filipino Martial Culture. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 124View Objects cited in this Publication

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