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dagger with a crescent point
  • Africa
  • dagger with a crescent point, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Africa
  • wood, iron, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 34 x 9 cm
    Object Length/Width: 13 3/8 x 3 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0371

This iron blade has a wide, semicircular end with a point on either side. Either side of the blade is a cutting edge, but the end is not. The wooden handle has a cone-shaped end.