University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:42-30-525
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:388 - Other Number

Description

Beaked iron blade, widest at the obtuse angle. Very short ornamental spur on inside near base of blade, with long oval piercing between the spur and the grip; engraved wavy lines and notches on this section. Deeply engraved lines following contours of blade, with band of triangles near widest point. Tang, ending in a very small loop, through the wooden grip which is completely wrapped with a strip of iron.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Weapons and Defense (27 Oct 1951 - 06 Jan 1952) View Objects in Exhibition

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