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: 2001/272/060

: British Empire & Commonwealth

: Agriculture and Subsistence

: Sword wiith leather handgrip with brass studs, looped wire cage, pointed tip (presumably set on a wooden former). Blade in a thin wooden hide covered sheath. Circular decorative end. Some tooling on the leather. Stitched up the back. Yaka people of central Africa.

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: British Empire & Commonwealth Museum Collection

: Congo, Democratic Republic of (Belgian Congo / Congo Free State / Zaire), Central / Middle Africa, Africa

: Transferred from the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum, 2012