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Iron Throwing Knife from Zaire [Object of the Day #4]

Throwing Knife

By: Amy Ellsworth

This Mogwandi throwing knife from Zaire has a straight iron blade slightly narrowing to a large triangular blade at right angle to the end and with pointed vertical extension at its proximal end. On the other side from the end is a vertical crescent blade. Triangular spur at base of blade on the same side […]

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