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Throwing Knife

Object Number:42-30-525
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Zaire
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:388 - Other Number


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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