University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF1220A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Bayaka
Baluba
Kanioka
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Wood
Leather
Length: 70.7cm
Width: 13.6cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number1045 - Other Number

Description

Iron blade; wooden handle wrapped in braided iron wire, red color found between segements, bulbous ornamentation at base of hilt; cylindrical iron piece is secured to base of handle.


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