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Object Number:42-30-587A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hausa
Provenience: Nigeria
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Leather
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:551 - Other Number

Description

Thick iron blade becoming quadrangular towards point; both faces ornamented with lengthwise bands of gouged semicricles. Cylindrical grip widening to triangular end, leather-covered.


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