Kris ( Keris) with wavy blade

Keris with double-edged wavy blade and jagged spur with 'comb' ornament, plain straight handle covered with pitch like substance [El.B 1/3/2007]. Collected: ?By 1874 Other Owners: Pitt Rivers sent this object to Bethnal Green Museum for display, as part of the first batch of objects sent there, probably in 1874. This object was listed in the Delivery Catalogue as having been transferred from South Kensington Museum in 1884 PRM. Source: Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers founding collection. Acquired: Donated 1884 PR Cat & Other PR Nos.: 1188. Number: 1884.24.229

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