University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-505
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mangbetu
Provenience: Northern Zaire
Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:374 - Other Number

Description

Beaked metal blade with concave cutting edge; one pierced round hole; one projection at base of cutting edge. Long tang extending the full length of the wooden grip, circular in section, bound with metal wire at junction with blade; one wide groove 6.7 cm. behind blade.


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