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Keris Knife

Image courtesy of Prof. Richley Crapo

Artifacts as symbols.

Every adult Malay man is expected to own a keris knife such as this one. Keris are pattern-welded blades that can be any shape or size. The surface contains hundreds of different patterns.

Copyright 2008, by the Contributing Authors. Cite/attribute Resource . admin. (2005, August 02). Keris Knife. Retrieved January 07, 2011, from Free Online Course Materials — USU OpenCourseWare Web site: http://ocw.usu.edu/Anthropology/Anthropology_of_Religion/keris_knives_jpg.htm. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License Creative Commons License