Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Southern Nguni maker
  • knife, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Union of South Africa (present-day South Africa)
  • iron
  • Object Length/Width: 37.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width: 14 3/4 x 3/4 in
  • Gift of Marshall Lamer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0364

This is an iron knife with a a rod-like handle. It appears to have been an iron rod with one end hammered flat into a point.