Location: On Display in the Africa Galleries

From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF2114D
Current Location Africa Galleries - On Display
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 18th–19th century CE
Section African
Materials Copper Alloy | Iron

Double edge dagger decorated with double curved lines in center, blade tapers to a point, hatching and crosshatching on crosspiece, thin hilt with six angular bands, brass trianglar pommel decorated with human face.

Length 22.8 cm
Width 2.7 cm
Depth 1 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number 25786 - Dealer's Number

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