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Ceremonial Blade

18th–19th century

Brass, wood, and copper

16 × 6 × 1 1/2 in. (40.64 × 15.24 × 3.81 cm)
Promised gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath
ILE2009.6.37
Geography: 
Geography Cabinda, Angola
or geography Democratic Republic of the Congo
or geography Republic of the Congo
Culture: 
Kongo
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
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