Image is Not Available
none
 

Throwing Knife

New Search
Object Number:
AF1770
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Sanga
Fan
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Iron
Wood
Brass
Description:
Throwing knife; Iron blade with wooden handle; handle tapers to a point; bird shaped blade with triangular cut in the middle; narrow triangular protrusion from the base of blade, protrusion is wrapped with copper wire.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
1546   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

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

You may also be interested in these objects:



See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org

Select objects to add to My Finds list using



Clear List Next - View List
My Finds