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Object Number:42-30-538
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Batetela
Provenience: Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Metal
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:391 - Other Number

Description

Iron blade with straight, wide base, concave sides, and semicircular end. Lengthwise band of alternately hatched and plain triangles on each face. Tang inserted in cylindrical wooden grip which is widened to form guard and which has a pointed knob end.


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