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Throwing Knife

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Object Number:
AF1777
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Sanga
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Fiber
Iron
Description:
Long slightly curved central blade which becomes crescent shaped at end opposite the handle; a large, spade shaped blade sticks out from the concave side of the crescent shape at the end of the blade; a much smaller blade sticks out from the netting covering the handle; one side of central (with crescent) and spade shaped blades has ridges near the edges of the blades; handle is wrapped in netting.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
1550   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.
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