From: Zaire

Curatorial Section: African

Object Number 42-30-544
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Baluba
Provenience Zaire
Section African
Materials Brass | Copper | Wood

Wide lanceolate brass blade; the lower part of the sides concave to wide points, behind which they contract sharply to the tang which is inserted in a hollow cylindrical wooden grip completely wrapped with very heavy brass and copper wire. Slight medial ridge on each face of blade and two large round piercings opposite the points.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 508 - Collector Number

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