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Curved Sword with Scabbard

Date: late 19th century
Culture: African, western Sudan, Malinke (Mandingo)
Medium: Iron or steel, brass, leather, plant fibers
Dimensions: L. 30 1/2 in. (77.5 cm); blade L. 25 in. (3.5 cm); W. 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1977
Accession Number: 1977.251.3

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