Steel bladed knife, possibly used for ceremonial p

Made:
1897 in Uganda

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Steel bladed knife, possibly used for ceremonial purposes as a sign of office, engraved 1897, of Ganda origin, Ugandan, 1897

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A301614
Materials:
handle, wood, steel
type:
ceremonial knife
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • weapons and ammunition
  • weapon
  • ceremonial weapon
credit:
Church Missionary Society

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