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Knife

Nzakara

Artwork Details

Knife
circa 1920
Nzakara
iron, ivory
8 7/16 in x 1 1/4 in x 13/16 in (21.5 cm x 3.1 cm x 2.1 cm)
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.234

On Display

Not currently on display

Description

This is a chief or king's regalia, used at the royal court for announcements of festivals, hunting, and communication rituals.

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