From: Zaire

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 42-30-497
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Mangbetu
Provenience Zaire
Section African
Materials Ivory | Iron

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.

Length 36 cm
Width 21 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 373A - Collector Number

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