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Knife

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Object Number:42-30-114
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Jivaro
Provenience: Ecuador
Culture Area: Amazonia
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Fiber
Length: 38.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:146 - Collector Number

Description

Harpoon form. Dark, hard wood. The blade triangular in section and notched to form three barbs. Wax ring as guard; cylindrical grip wrapped with fibre cord; end ornamented with tiny red feathers.

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