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Poto people, Republic of the Congo, Central Africa, Africa

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19th-20th century

Iron, wood, brass, and hide

Overall: 27 9/16 in. (70 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Robert L. Ripley, Class of 1939H

40.15.12621

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Period

20th century

Object Name

Armament: Edged

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Robert L. Ripley (1890-1949), Mamaroneck, New York, early 20th century (The Ripley's "Believe It or Not" Collection); given to present collection, 1940.

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