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Knife

Object Number:42-30-590A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mandara
Provenience: Cameroon
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Ivory
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:30815 - Other Number
213 - Other Number

Description

Double-edged iron blade tapering to point; much worn. Tang inserted through ivory grip which consists of a short cylindrical section between a large triangular guard and a large flat crescentic pommel.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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