University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF1147
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number545 - Other Number


Long iron blade extends from wooden handle; blade narrows in the middle and widens, and then tapers to a rounded point; there are several rows of nothches that run lengthwise, side-by-side just above the handle on both faces of the blade; small, circular indentation follow the contour of the blade on both faces of the blade; handle is sort of bow-tie in shape, with a knob sticking from its bottom end (end opposite the blade).

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