University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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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
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:460 - Other Number

Description

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.


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