University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:42-30-564
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Baluba
Provenience: Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Snakeskin
Iron
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:41 - Other Number

Description

Iron blade. Recurved cutting edge with partly serrated edge; concavely curved, twisted band above double band with head on each side; lower edge straight band. Wooden handle covered for most of its length with snake-skin.


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