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Knife, D58.47

Physical Description

Knife or small sword. Blade - leaf shaped. Wooden handle has large pommel with studded decoration on base.

Research Notes

Daggers / and or knives may be BA-YANZI who live further S on the Congo R and are well -known metal workers & traders.
NB. Katzel ( Hist of Mankind iii) says that Ngombe are bush tribe living in area of Bangala. People who exist from trading in ivory Bangak area is between Bokomerad & Mungald

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 460 x 75 x 75mm

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