From: Morocco

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 42-30-610A
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Morocco
Section African
Materials Iron | Horn (animal part)

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.

Length 40 cm
Width 5.4 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 13-a - Collector Number

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