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Sword

Object Number:42-30-592A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Arab
Provenience: Sudan
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Fabric
Wood
Length: 84 cm
Width: 6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:80 - Other Number

Description

Recurved, single-edged iron blade tapering to point, the outer edge being the cutting edge; the inner edge quite thick with deep grooves on each face near edge which is partly gilded and arnamented with incised X's. Tang through antelope horn grip.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Weapons and Defense (27 Oct 1951 - 06 Jan 1952) View Objects in Exhibition
Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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