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Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Columbian Museum. | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-60 | Country: Philippines | Locality: Mindanao Isld | People: Moro. Stock. | Name: Sword & sheath.Scimitar-like blade. Handle of carabao horn. Lower end bound with engraved brass band. Long narrow curved projection at end. Sheath of 2 flat pieces of wood. one side curved near top. [reference symbol] Over. | Collection: E.E. Ayer. | Notes: [reference symbol] plaited cordage fastening string passes this curving. Sword 70 cm long. | Price: | [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 34660 | 1-2 | NEG.ALB.P.484 | Acc. 1000 | [BACK] These scimitar-like knives, with blades widening from the handle to a slanting point, are used solely as weapons. They are kept in light wooden sheaths through which the blades will easily pass if time does not permit of drawing the blades. | [1 photograph] |Catalog Number: 34660.1,.2Description: sword and sheath for swordMaterials: horn; water buffalo - carabao, metal, metal; brass, wood, cordageCultural Attribution: MoroAccession Number:  E. E. Ayer (Gift)Accession Year: 1906Collector/Source: Edward E. Ayer : Field Columbian Museum [FCM], Edward E. Ayer : Field Columbian Museum [FCM]EMu IRN: 1261455GUID: b1ac6f7b-592f-4265-8e4e-4bb3dc34cc2c
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