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Razor

Object Number:AF1746
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bateke
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Metal
Length: 11.8 cm
Width: 1.2 cm
Depth: 0.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:124 - Collector Number

Description

Brass knife used for cicatrization. Handle is flattened and rounded at corners. Incised groove down center. Pointed tip.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011) View Objects in Exhibition

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