Knife (currency) - ROM2019_17314_49

ROM2019_17314_49

Knife (currency)

Maker: Unidentified Momvu maker
Medium:Copper, bone
Geography: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date: late 19th century
Dimensions:
49.5 cm
Object number: HA1080
Not on view
DescriptionKnife with elongated curved copper blade with circular tip and bone handle used as currency and for ceremonial occasions.
Collection:
Global Africa
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