University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-106
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:American
Provenience: United States of America
Section:Historic
Materials:Steel
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:414 - Other Number

Description

Straight, single-edged steel blade rounded to point; half of back near point bevelled. Tang inserted in square, wooden handle which is widest beyond its middle. Letters: "R.L." with "*" and two anchors and crossed arrows crudely carved on different sides of handle. Brass binding over both ends of grip extends on to sides; brass ring through knob in end. Worn.


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