University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-53A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cree
Provenience: Canada
Great Slave Lake
Culture Area: Subarctic (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Steel
Bone
Leather
Brass
Length: 32.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:131 - Collector Number

Description

Single-edged steel blade rounded to point. Wide tang inserted in two-piece bone grip ornamented with long, deeply cut notches. Rivets. Leather sheath with eight rows of brass nail heads across the top and with five rows (some of four rows and a few of six rows) around side.


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