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Unidentified Ngala maker

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19th-20th century

Iron, wood, and copper alloy

Overall: 17 5/16 × 3 11/16 × 1 15/16 in. (44 × 9.4 × 5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Dana G. Mead

181.21.26283

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Period

19th century

Object Name

Armament

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Dana G. Mead, New York, between 1957-1978 ("while I was on active duty in the Army"); given to present collection, 1981.

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