Unidentified maker (South Africa)


collected about 1910

Ivory, horn, blade, and leather

Overall: 12 15/16 × 1 1/2 × 11/16 in. (32.9 × 3.8 × 1.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Marion Walker Neidlinger, Class of 1923W



Place Made: South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Course History

COLT 73.4, Violence, Ayo Coly, Winter 2015

THEA 23, AAAS 54, Topics in African Theater and Performance, Laura Edmondson, 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. 61


Collected by Percy Francis, about 1910; given to his niece, Marion Walker Neidlinger (1899/1901-1979, Mrs. Lloyd K. Neidlinger, Class of 1923); given to present collection, 1951.

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