University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-504
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mangbetu
Provenience: 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:375A - Other Number

Description

Beaked metal blade, both the back and the cutting edge concave and sharp; projection on each side of flat tang, which extends the full length of the wooden grip, lentoid in section, with concave edges, to a deep groove 4.2 cm. from the blade; from the groove to the end, the grip is almost circular in section.


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