University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-601A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Gemma
Provenience: Ethiopia
Section:African
Materials:Leather
Brass
Iron
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:467 - Other Number

Description

Double-edged, curved blade tapering to point. Three wide, deep grooves coming to a point on both faces of blade. Tang inserted in cylindrical wooden grip covered with brass, with flat rectangular guard and with similar but smaller piece below ridged, dome-like pommel.


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