University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-605A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Ethiopia
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:312 - Other Number


Double edged iron blade widest at the middle, from which the convex edge tapers sharply to the point; the other edge is only slightly concave, Facetted horn grip widening to form short, straight guard, and widening to form larger, flat, diamond-shaped top which is covered with a sheet of silver [?] with rope and tiny knob decoration. Short length of fine steel wire around grip.

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