From: Gabon

Curatorial Section: African

Object Number 68-18-5
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Fang
Provenience Gabon
Section African
Materials Iron | Wood

Iron blade, sides parallel then tapering to a point; low medial ridge on both faces of the blade; two sets of barbs, one on blade base, one on end of tang which is inserted into wooden grip in tongue-and-groove setting; wooden grip is cylindrical extending in flat faces the length of the tang. Linear scratched decoration on both faces of blade base.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. S. Logan Kerr, 1968

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