Throwing Knife


From: Belgian Congo

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 42-30-579
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Azande
Provenience Belgian Congo
Section African
Materials Iron | Fiber

Long iron blade with triangular end, from the apex of which there is a crescentic extension and from the base a blade with straight lower edge and convex upper edge; from opposite side at base of blade at an acute angle is a spur with three-lobed outer edge. The grip, which is merely an extension of the blade, is covered with black cotton cloth bound with string.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 493 - Collector Number

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