University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Image is Not Available
Object Number:42-30-580
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ababua
Provenience: Zaire
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:473 - Other Number

Description

Double-edged lanceolate iron blade; band of fine grooving near opposite edges of the two faces; large piercings with serrated edge at middle of blade; "stem" with very slightly convex sides and with vertical piercing with serrated edges; tang inserted in hourglass-shaped grip which is completely wrapped with a narrow strip of iron.


You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org

© Penn Museum 2018 Sitemap | Contact | Copyright | Disclaimer | Privacy |