University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-624
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kikuyu
Provenience: Kenya
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Wood
Brass
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:235 - Other Number

Description

Narrow, recurved iron blade with sharp point and with flat extension with sharp convex edge at other end, inserted through the flattened head of the long wooden handle; band of woven brass wire at each end of head; end of handle scored, perhaps once had similar wire covering.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960) View Objects in Exhibition
Weapons and Defense (27 Oct 1951 - 06 Jan 1952) View Objects in Exhibition

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