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Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History. | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-40 | Country: Philippine Islands. | Locality: North Central Mindanao. | People: Bukidnon. Stock. | Name: Bangkau:- Spear with shaft of palma brava. Head sets in brass ferrule, below which is a copper band. Below that are two bone rings, while an end of spear are two rings of hemp tuffs and a bell. (over) | Collection: R.F. Cummings Philippine Expeditions, 1909-1911. F.C. Cole, Collector. | Notes: A spear thus decorated is used by the dancer who proceeds a wedding party (see notes) | Width: | Length: | Height: | Price: [Philippine peso symbol] 2.00 / | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 128288 / 1-2 | ENT | (122) | Acc. 1115 | L | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] Sheath (or cover) - guma) is of wood with four rattan bands around it. |Catalog Number: 128288.nosubDescription: spear and sheathMaterials: metal; copper, metal; brass, wood; palm wood (palma brava), bone, hemp, wood, rattanCultural Attribution: BukidnonAccession Number:  Fifth R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippines Islands - ethnology - Bukidon, Mandaya, Manobo, Negrito, and Bataan Bagobo Indians (Expedition)Accession Year: 1910Other Numbers: 122Collector/Source: Fifth R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippines Islands - ethnology - Bukidnon, Mandaya, Manobo, Negrito, and Bataan Bagobo Indians, Dr. Fay-Cooper Cole : Field Museum of Natural History - AnthropologyEMu IRN: 1029587GUID: e57cace1-f237-423e-bcf8-1994ae6bf912
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