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Knife (bakatwa) with Ivory Handle, 19th century
Zimbabwe; Shona
Ivory, metal, wood, reed, iron, L: 5 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 5 5/8 in, W: 7/8 x 3/4 x 1 7/8 x 1 7/8 in, H: 3/4 x 3/4 x 1 x 1 in
Gift of Helen Frances Doherty, 1938  38.2A-C
Not On View
Alternate Title: Double Knife with Sheath

Provenance: Helen Frances Doherty, by at least 1983; Newark Museum, gift, 1983
Exhibition History:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, "African Ivories," June 26 - December 30, 1984

Keywords: Knife, Sheath, Weapon