University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-534A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Northern Zaire
Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iron
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:477 - Other Number

Description

Leaf-shaped iron blade constricted behind the middle. Incised zigzag decoration on flattened medial ridge on both faces from point to constriction; double zigzag forming diamonds from constriction to haft. Long iron tang with forrule end, the part near the blade covered with leather and ornamented with openwork iron knob and copper studs.


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