Execution Knife

Ngala people, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, Africa

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Traditional

Iron and wood

Overall: 17 3/4 x 5 1/16 in. (45.1 x 12.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Ernst Anspach

180.27.25949

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Armament: Edged

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

"A 1432 b"

Provenance

Ernst Anspach (1913-2002), New York, New York; given to present collection, 1980.

Old Number

Dealer no.: A1432b

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