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Dagger

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Object Number:
AF1110
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Tofoke
Provenience:
Zaire
Belgian Congo
Aruwimi District
Section:
African
Materials:
Iron
Wood
Description:
Long iron blade with wooden handle; blade is narrow just above the handle, then quickly widens after a few cms so that points extend from each side of the blade at the blade's widest point; blade then tapers to a point; there are identical linear designs down the center of the each face of the blade; wooden handle is bow tie-shaped with the end closer to the blade slightly wider; wooden handle is dark brown; 2.8 cm thick iron pommel sticks out from the end of handle opposite the blade.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
580   -   Other Number

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