University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: AF1770
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Sanga
Fan
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Wood
Brass
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number1546 - Field No SF

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.


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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