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Sword

Native NameKampilan
Object Number:54-18-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moro
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Mindanao
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Water Buffalo Horn
Length: 83.5 cm
Width: 3.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of F. Lieber, 1954

Description

Sword. Kampilan. Heavy sword with a long, straight single-edged blade, broadening slightly to point, which has an angled side with a small crescentic protruding barb. Horn grip of kwewang type with brass binding.

Bibliography:

[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) (far right)View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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