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Knife

Object Number:42-21-263A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nuba
Provenience: Sudan
Section:African
Materials:Horn (animal part)
Iron
Leather
Length: 59.3 cm
Width: 7.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Percy C. Madeira Jr., 1942
Other Number:353 - Other Number

Description

Long, double-edged blade with sharp point, widest at about one-quarter length from point. Rectilinear handle of antelope horizontally striated and terminating in three projections. Sheath and carrying loop of white lather, the latter with metal buckle; slight ornamental red and green lacing.

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