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Object Number:42-30-511
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mangbetu
Provenience: Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:475 - Other Number

Description

Long, pointed metal blade with convex back and very slightly convex cutting edge; small projection at base of blade; socketed. Blade set at angle to wooden grip, oval in section, with flat knob end; four sections of binding with narrow metal strip.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Weapons and Defense (27 Oct 1951 - 06 Jan 1952) View Objects in Exhibition

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