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Object Number:42-30-497
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mangbetu
Provenience: Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Ivory
Iron
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:373A - Other Number

Description

Beaked metal blade with concave cutting edge; two pierced round holes; one projection from back, one from base of cutting edge. Long tang extending the full length of the ivory grip, lentoid in section and with one wide deep groove about 4 cm. from blade, the edges of the grip between the groove and the blade slightly concave.


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