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Object Number:42-30-577
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Banyang
Provenience: Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Copper
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:516 - Other Number

Description

Iron blade. Sharp medial ridge which puts opposite halves on slightly different planes. Short wooden grip, with wide guard; the grip wound with copper wire, the ends of the guard and the flat knob end with sheet copper.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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