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Object Number:42-30-614A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mashona
Provenience: Zambia
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Wood
Skin
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:43 - Other Number

Description

Double-edged iron blade; sides parallel except at point; medial ridge on both faces. Tang inserted in wooden grip, lentoid in section a tthe blade, then flattened cylindrical, then conical; deeply cut decoration, mostly interlocking diamonds.


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