University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-625A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Alur
Provenience: Uganda
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Leather
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:17819 - Other Number
180 - Other Number

Description

Double-edged iron blade; sides parallel for half the length, the tapered to blunt point. Medial ridge putting the two halves of blade on slightly different planes. Blade inserted in flat triangular wooder grip, the pointed end of which covered by an iron ferrule with loop end.


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