Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Kipsigis peoples
  • dagger, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Lumbwa?, Kenya
  • horn, iron
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 31.5 x 4 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 12 3/8 x 1 9/16 x 1 1/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0368

This leaf-shaped iron blade with a horn handle has a flared ridge at the end of the handle. There is an iron disc at the end with one nail in the center.