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Knife

Object Number:86-17-1A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Morocco
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Brass
Ivory
Length: 41 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1986

Description

Curved iron blade tapering to a point, double-edge for about half its length. Two perpendicular incised lines on each side on the blade. Hallmark(?) on one side of blade near tang. Tang inserted through brass(?) band into an ivory(?) grip, which is hourglass in shape and rectangular in section. Brass(?) band with red inlay (missing on one side) around bottom of grip.

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