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Native NameKampilan
Object Number:41-34-23A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Length: 99.8 cm
Width: 14.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Austin Gray, 1941
Other Number:CG911101-8296 - Found in Collection Number


Sword. Kampilan. Heavy sword with a long, straight single-edged blade, broadening slightly to point, which has an angled side with a small protruding barb. Bifurcated wooden handle, possibly representing the open jaws of a crocodile. partly bound with basketry and fibre braids. Wooden guard with looped metal band on one side.


[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. 99 (Fig. 1) (second from left)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Wiley, Mark V. 1996. Filipino Martial Culture.. Charles E. Tuttle Company. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 119View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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