University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-510
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mangbetu
Provenience: Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Copper
Wood
Brass
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:380 - Other Number

Description

Elongated leaf-shaped brass blade, vertically grooved on opposite halves of the two faces; narrow vertical piercing with two pierced holes in front and one behind, all behind the centre. Tang through spool-shaped wooden grip, completely wound with strip of brass-copper-brass.


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