University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:42-30-610A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Morocco
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Horn (animal part)
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:13-a - Other Number

Description

Curved iron blade, double-edged for rather more than half its length, and tapering to point; the concave edge is the fully sharp one, the sharp part of the convex edge is bevelled on both faces. Slight engraved decoration and two round piercings connected by a small rectangular piercing near the grip. Tang inserted through flat, two-piece horn grip held together by a band of iron around its base and a band lengthwise of the grip.


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