Loan Object

Sword (Kelewang)

19th century

Metal with bone

11.43 x 3.81 x 73.66 cm (4 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 29 in.) base: 27.31 x 40.96 x 7.94 cm (10 3/4 x 16 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.) base+object: 36.83 x 69.85 x 7.94 cm (14 1/2 x 27 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2014.8.2
Culture: 
Timor
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Geography: 
Made in Belu, Lamaknen Valley, Timor, Indonesia
Status: 
On view*
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