University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF1125
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Ababua
Babwa
Provenience: Zaire
Belgian Congo
Welle District
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Wood
Copper
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number538 - Other Number

Description

Long iron blade with wooden handle; part of blade above the handle is narrow and has linear designs composed of small round indentations; a line of small round indentations runs down the center of each face of the blade; there is a hole through the blade towards the end opposite the handle; sides of groove are lined by small round indentations; edges of part of blade with groove have small round indentations; wooden handle, wrapped in copper wire. .


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