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Chopper

Object Number:AF1937
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ababua
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Metal
Ivory
Length: 38 cm
Width: 20 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:695 - Other Number

Description

Ivory handle, deep wide groove carved around the center; iron tack in base of handle; Iron blade, neck of blade has a row of three circular cutouts; three prong shaped pieces protrude from both sides of neck; L shaped blade with a pointed tip.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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