From: Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo
Curatorial Section: African
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Culture||Baluba | Basonge|
|Provenience||Zaire | Kasai District | Belgian Congo|
|Materials||Iron | Wood|
Wooden handle has a wide base; above the wide base the handle is slender, but widens and beocomes bulbous at the top by the iron blade; iron blade is narrow where it is connected to the handle but widens and has a slightly arched, wide striking edge; the top and bottom edge of each face of blase is raised; there is a wavy line design on each face of blade on narrow part of blade; there are two holes through the blade, one which is crescent shaped; both holes are bordered by notches which radiate out form each hole.
|Credit Line||Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912|
|Other Number||777 - Other Number|
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