University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:95-22-5A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Cameroon (uncertain)
Section:African
Materials:Metal
Leather
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William R. Klaus, 1995

Description

Ceremonial Sword. T-shaped hide covered handle; cover is stiched over a wood form. Fur still attached to the hide that covers the handle. Blade flares out at bottom and again just below center. Each side of blade has an off center groove running the entire length of blade.


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