University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:42-30-259
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Arab
Wahabi
Provenience: Near East
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Steel
Horn (animal part)
Brass
Silver
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:532 - Collector Number

Description

"Scimitar". Crescentic steel blade with pronounced middle ridge on both faces. Wide end of blade inserted in horn grip which is narrower in the center and ornamented on one face with tiny, brass and silver studs


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