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Object Number:42-21-257B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Somali
Provenience: Ethiopia
Section:African
Materials:Leather
Credit Line:Gift of Percy C. Madeira Jr., 1942
Other Number:280 - Other Number

Description

Wide metal blade, the inner edge slightly concave, the outer edge tapering from an obtuse angle to a sharp point; wooden grip bound with fine wire, large metal stud in end. Rawhide sheath terminating in metal knob above which is wire binding. Rawhide carrying strap with metal buckle.


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