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Object Number: AF1795
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Batetela
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Wood
Copper
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number621 - Other Number

Description

Wide iron blade; four holes in lower half of blade; wooden handle, wrapped with copper wire; round flat base, deep hole in the center.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.View Objects cited in this Publication

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