From: Zaire

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 42-30-548
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Baluba
Provenience Zaire
Section African
Materials Iron | Ivory

Iron blade with slight medial ridge on both faces and with wide, obtusely pointed end, slightly concave sides contracting to a point behind which they contract sharply to the tang which extends through the wooden grip, lentoid at the junction with the blade and narrowing to a flat circular end. Band of deep grooves around grip near blade.

Length 25 cm
Width 4.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 202 - Collector Number

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