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Native NameChilanum
Object Number:42-30-299
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: Nepal
India
Vizianagaram
Date Made: 15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:485 - Other Number

Description

Chilanum. Blade and grip of one piece of iron. Recrved double-edged blade tapering to sharp point. Grip a thin-waisted hourglass, the lower corners of which form the guard. The upper part forms two points with a knob between.


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