University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKris
Object Number: P4674A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Javanese
Provenience: Java (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Metal
Wood
Length: 44cm

Description

Wavy; 9 curves; blotchy pamor; blade base: serrations, trunk, tusk, lip, hollow on short end; dentiform frets on long end; Java-style beaded mendak cup with balls, rings, and prongs (Frey 52); Madurese or Javanese sprout-like wood hilt, carved plant design (Groneman 19 #286; Frey 46-7)


Bibliography:

[Book] Frey, Edward. 1988. The Kris: Mystic Weapon of the Malay World. : Page/Fig./Plate: 46-7, 52View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Groneman, Isaac. 2009. The Javanese Kris. : Page/Fig./Plate: 194 #286View Objects cited in this Publication

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