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Loan Object

Currency Blade

18th–19th century

Iron

19 3/8 × 7 × 1 5/8 in. (49.213 × 17.78 × 4.128 cm)
Promised gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath
ILE2009.6.2
Geography: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Culture: 
Ngbaka or Bangala
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
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