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Curved Sword with Scabbard

Date:
late 19th century
Culture:
Malinke (Mandingo) People
Medium:
Iron or steel, brass, leather, plant fibers
Dimensions:
L. of blade 25 in. ( 63.5 cm) W. of blade 0 31/32 in. ( 2.49 cm) L. of grip 5 1/8 in. ( 13 cm) L. of scabbard 25 5/16 in. ( 64.29 cm) overall 1 lb. 2 oz. ( 510 gm) Total L. 30 1/2" (77.5 cm.)
Classification:
Swords
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.251.3
24875

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