From: Northeastern Zaire | Zaire

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 42-30-501
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Mangbetu
Provenience Northeastern Zaire | Zaire
Section African
Materials Iron | Ivory

Simple, undecorated, beaked metal blade with concave cutting edge; projection on each side at base of blade. Long tang extending the full length of the ivory grip which is lentoid in section, with concave edges, to a deep groove 4.2 cm. from the blade; from the groove to the end, the grip is almost circular in section.

Length 35 cm
Width 16.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 375 - Collector Number

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