From: Ethiopia

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 42-30-605A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Arissa
Provenience Ethiopia
Section African
Materials Iron | Leather | Wood

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.

Length 43 cm
Width 6.8 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 312 - Collector Number

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