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Sword (Katungung or Ladingin)

19th century

Brass, iron

63.5 × 3 × 8 cm (25 × 1 3/16 × 3 1/8 in.) base: 24 × 18.8 × 10 cm (9 7/16 × 7 3/8 × 3 15/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.244
Geography: 
Made in Nias, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Nias
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: M. Johnson, Los Angeles

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