Knife

Description
A typical and much-feared weapon of the Azande warrior. Use of such weapons was strictly controlled by the military leader. Collected before 1869.
Accession Loan No.
E551
Collection Class
Arms and armour
Common Name
knife
Simple Name
knife
Full Name
knife
Dimensions
whole length 442 mm; whole W 345 mm
Cultural Group
Azande
Production Year High
1869
Production Country
Congo, Democratic Republic of
Production Area Region
Central Africa
Production Continent
Africa
Family Group

Material
metal
Function Name
weapon
Function Detail
This throwing knife has three projecting blades of different shapes.
Collection Area Region
CENT
Collection Continent
Africa

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