University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-602A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Walamo
Provenience: Ethiopia
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Leather
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:469 - Other Number

Description

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 balde, the lower 2/3 covered with iron with four (originally 6) studs; end is flattened knob.


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