From: West Africa | Gabon
Curatorial Section: African
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Culture||Sanga | Loango|
|Provenience||West Africa | Gabon|
|Materials||Iron | Wood|
Iron blade expanding concavely from tang for 10 cm. then contracting to sharp point. Beveled edges, medial band on both faces ornamented for part of its length with engraved straight and wavy lines and with punctuates. Flat wooden grip, hour-glass shaped, wrapped at middle with narrow iron strip; both sections ornamented with brass chain and the end with brass-headed nails.
|Credit Line||Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942|
|Other Number||481 - Other Number|
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