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Object Number:
42-30-551
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Baluba
Provenience:
Zaire
Section:
African
Materials:
Iron
Copper
Wood
Description:
Long iron blade thrust through wooden handle which is oval in section becoming circular at the end. The handle is surmounted by a seated human figure, in the round except the feet and most of the legs in high relief; copper earrings; belt of brass-headed tacks. The upper two-thirds of the handle covered with brass-headed nails; behind this one very wide and one rather narrow band of brass wire binding.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing, on behalf of the estate of Florence C. Whitney
Other Number:
556   -   Other Number

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