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Loan Object

Ceremonial Blade

18th–19th century

Iron

17 11/16 × 10 1/2 × 1 in. (45 × 26.67 × 2.54 cm)
Promised gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath
ILE2009.6.14
Geography: 
Made in Guinea Coast, Nigeria
Made in Guinea Coast, Cameroon
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Marghi, Mafa, or Psikye
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.