University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:42-30-513
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Azande
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:457 - Other Number

Description

Single-edged, somewhat sickle-like iron blade, with crescent-like barb on the cutting edge near the grip. Wide groove on one face near the back except for an offset section of 13.3 cm. at the point. Tang through spool-shaped wooden grip.


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