From: Zaire

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 42-30-586
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Bihearea
Provenience Zaire
Locus N.E. Belgian Congo
Section African
Materials Ivory | Iron

Double-edged iron blade; sides expanding from small, almost straight base for a listance of about 2.5 cm., then contracting gradually to blunt point; slight medial ridge on both faces; bevelled edges; tang, square at blade, then thin rectangular, extends through the cylindrical ivory grip which is expanded into a flat cruciform guard, is horizontally grooved, and ends in a flat disc.

Length 25 cm
Width 5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 460 - Collector Number

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