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U981.1.13-2
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Sword with Scabbard)
Date (Execution) : c.1875-1901
Geographical Origin : West Africa
Cultural Group : African
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Metal; Wood; Skin, Reptile
Support / Technique :
Object Type : Weapon
Visual Description : Metal sword, handle of which is covered in wood and total is bound with wire. Wooden scabbard is covered with reptile skin which is sewn together on one side. A metal ring rises from scabbard, possibly to attach to a garment or to hang from.
Accession # : U981.1.13-2
Width (cm) : 6.40
Height (cm) : 56.40
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Anthropology Department of the University of Victoria
Artist Statement :