FMNH 34651.1,.2

  • Scanner: Theodore Davies : Field Museum of Natural History
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Columbian Museum. | ENT | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-60 | Country: Philippine Islands. | Locality: Mindanao Island; Zamboanga Dist. | People: Moro. | Stock. | Name: Kriss [sic] and sheath. Lower part of blade straight, upper part wavy & ornamental. Hard wood handle covered with cordage for greater part. Short piece of twisted rope attached. Plain sheath, bindings of split rattan. Kriss [sic] 67 cm long. | Collection: E.E. Ayer. | Notes: Such wavy, double-edged knives are used principally for thrusting. It is practically impossible to stop the flow of blood from a wound inflicted by such a weapon. | Price: | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 34651 | 1-2 | NEG.ALB.P 434 | Acc. 1000 | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] [1 photograph] |
Catalog Number: 34651.1,.2
Description: sword and sheath for sword
Materials: metal, wood, cordage, rope, rattan
Cultural Attribution: Moro
Locality: Philippines, Mindanao Island, Mindanao, The Philippines
Accession Number: [1000] E. E. Ayer (Gift)
Accession Year: 1906
Continent: Asia
Country: Philippines
Province/State: Mindanao Island
Collector/Source: E. E. Ayer : Field Museum of Natural History, E. E. Ayer : Field Museum of Natural History
IRN: 1260870
GUID: a2c214db-a010-4013-991d-15b7847000ab