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Sword

Object Number:16113A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moorish
Provenience: Morocco
Spain
Section:African
Materials:Steel
Wood (uncertain)
Horn (uncertain)
Length: 98.5 cm
Width: 11 cm
Credit Line:Deposited by C. Howard Colket, 1893

Description

Steel blade, three grooves on each face; wooden (horn?) grip fitted for fingers; steel guard with two sections bent down against back of blade, one against cutting edge, one outside fingers.

Bibliography:

[Article] 1900. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vol. II. no. No. 3. pg. 172-180 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 179View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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