From: Zaire

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 42-30-499
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Mangbetu
Provenience Zaire
Section African
Materials Ivory | Iron

Beaked metal blade with concave cutting edge; three pierced round holes; two short rectangular piercings just beyond grip; two projections at back, one at base of blade. Long tang extending the full length of the ivory grip which is completely encircled by grooves at intervals of about 4 to 6 cm. except for one of 1.8 cm.

Length 42 cm
Width 22 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 412 - Collector Number

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