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Knife

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Object Number:
42-30-524
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Ngombe
Ngbandi
Provenience:
Zaire
Section:
African
Materials:
Fiber
Iron
Description:
Throwing knife. Straight iron blade slightly narrowing to a large triangular blade at right angle to the end and with pointed vertical extension at its proximal end; on the other side from the end is a vertical crescent blade. Triangular spur at base of blade on the same side as the crescent blade. The grip is a flat extension of the blade covered with netting. Engraved decoration of cross-hatched bands and triangles on one face.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing
Other Number:
490   -   Other Number

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