Ngbandi, Azande people, Bangi people, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, Africa


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19th-early 20th century

Iron, wood, and leather

Overall: 36 1/4 × 4 7/16 × 1 3/16 in. (92 × 11.3 × 3 cm)

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



Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo


19th century

Object Name

Armament: Edged



Not on view

Course History

THEA 23, AAAS 54, Topics in African Theater and Performance, Laura Edmondson, Winter 2015

COLT 73.4, Violence, Ayo Coly, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

The Art of Weapons: Selections from the African Collection, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 26, 2014 -March 13, 2016.

Publication History

Ugochukwu C. Nzewi, The Art of Weapons, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2014, checklist no. 46


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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