Location: On Display in the Africa Galleries

From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF2113A
Current Location Africa Galleries - On Display
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 19th century CE
Section African
Materials Brass | Iron | Leather

Double edge dagger decorated with incised straight and curved sawtooth design in center running the length of blade, hilt is wrapped with hide bands, rounded triangle pommel wrapped with hide sewn with plant fiber.

Length 26.4 cm
Width 4.9 cm
Depth 1.7 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number 25779 - Dealer's Number

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