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Object Number:42-30-566
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Baluba
Provenience: Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Copper
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:385 - Other Number

Description

Flat copper blade with crescentic top and recurved edge; three pierced holes; human face in low relief on each face. Wooden handle completely covered with sheet copper.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960) View Objects in Exhibition

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