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KNIFE
AFRICAN ETHNOGRAPHIC COLLECTION
 
Catalog No: 90.1/ 3348
Culture: BABEO (MONGHELIMA)
Locale: MEDJE
Country: CONGO (BELGIAN CONGO)
Material: METAL (IRON, COPPER), WOOD
Dimensions: L:47 W:9.8 (in CM)
Acquisition Year: 1915 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: LANG, HERBERT
Keywords: KNIFE
Category: EQUIPMENT
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Field Notes: [One of] Two MONGHELIMA shoulder strap knives. The heavy end of the hilt and the blade are made in separate pieces. The hilt proper is of wood and decorated.
Exhibition History:
AFRICAN REFLECTIONS: ART FROM NORTHEASTERN ZAIRE. AMNH, NEW YORK, NY. June 1990 - February 1994
Exhibition Label: Knife with incised iron blade and copper- wrapped wooden handle.
Publication History:
AFRICAN REFLECTIONS: ART FROM NORTHEASTERN ZAIRE. SCHILDKROUT, ENID AND CURTIS KEIM. EXHIBITION CATALOG. 1990


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