Kariophili

Dublin Core

Title

Kariophili
Rasak Musket
Kariofili

Subject

Musket
Weapon
Gun
Greece
Greek War of Independance
Greek Revolution

Description

Made of several parts imported to, assembled in, and decorated in Greece. Rasak-type wood buttstock overlaid with silver decorations. Imported flintlock; maker’s mark illegible, not fully functional. Imported .57 caliber smoothbore barrel, maker unknown (likely marked on underside of barrel). Made of iron inlaid with silver and gold, dragon’s head muzzle. Wood forestock, covered with brass bands and finishings. Missing ramrod. Decorations are typical Greek styling of the period.

Creator

Greece

Source

Lisanby Museum, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

Date

c. 1820

Contributor

Greece
Bresica, Italy

Rights

Held by Madison Art Collection, JMU

Relation

The Arms of Greece and her Balkan Neighbors in the Ottoman Period by Robert Elgood (Thames & Hudson, 2009)
National History Museum, Athens

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Materials

Iron smoothbore barrel, gilded with silver and gold
Iron flintlock
Brass plating and bands
Silver finishings on stock

Physical Dimensions

Caliber: .57in (14.57mm)
Overall length: 56in (143cm)
Barrel length: 42in (107mm)

Accession Number

2004.1.21

Note

Missing ramrod

Files

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Citation

Greece, “Kariophili,” Exhibits, accessed June 27, 2019, http://derekenglehistory.com/omeka/items/show/8.