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Object Number:
AF1147
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Baluba
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Iron
Wood
Description:
Long iron blade extends from wooden handle; blade narrows in the middle and widens, and then tapers to a rounded point; there are several rows of nothches that run lengthwise, side-by-side just above the handle on both faces of the blade; small, circular indentation follow the contour of the blade on both faces of the blade; handle is sort of bow-tie in shape, with a knob sticking from its bottom end (end opposite the blade).
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
545   -   Other Number

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