University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameKatar
Object Number:42-30-311
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Hindu (uncertain)
Provenience: India
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Brass
Technique:Engraved
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:219 - Other Number

Description

Katar, thrusting dagger. Two double-edged steel blades tapering to point. Brass grip and mounting on back of blades. Two straight parallel bars with engraved decoration of triangles enclosing dots, connected by two spindles.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Weapons and Defense (27 Oct 1951 - 06 Jan 1952) View Objects in Exhibition

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