From: Ethiopia

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 42-30-602A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Walamo
Provenience Ethiopia
Section African
Materials Iron | Leather | Wood

Iron blade with almost parallel sides to short, wide, beak-like end. Inner edge is cutting edge, outer is offset on both faces; medial ridge on both faces. Cylinderical wooden grip widening and flattening to blade, the lower 2/3 covered with iron with four (originally 6) studs; end is flattened knob.

Length 40.5 cm
Width 9.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 469 - Collector Number

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