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Loan Object
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Ceremonial Blade

early 20th century

Iron

19 3/4 × 14 1/4 × 1 1/4 in. (50.165 × 36.195 × 3.175 cm)
Promised gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath
ILE2009.6.36
Geography: 
Made in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Kwele
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
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