From: Zaire | Belgian Congo | Katanga Province
Curatorial Section: African
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Zaire | Belgian Congo | Katanga Province|
|Materials||Iron | Copper|
Double-edged iron blade with pronounced medial ridge tapering to point; sides near tang sharply concave; band of grooves following contour of blade for 2/3 its length near opposite edges of the two faces. Crescent-shaped guard; grip cylindrical with wide offset 8 cm. from blade, beyond which it tapers towards end; all completely covered with sheet copper with impressed parallel line decoration, partly forming triangles.
|Credit Line||Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942|
|Other Number||378 - Other Number|
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