University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF1110
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Zaire
Belgian Congo
Aruwimi District
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number580 - Other Number


Long iron blade with wooden handle; blade is narrow just above the handle, then quickly widens after a few cms so that points extend from each side of the blade at the blade's widest point; blade then tapers to a point; there are identical linear designs down the center of the each face of the blade; wooden handle is bow tie-shaped with the end closer to the blade slightly wider; wooden handle is dark brown; 2.8 cm thick iron pommel sticks out from the end of handle opposite the blade.

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