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The blade of this sword tapers in three places, forming four sections. The second and third sections are prominent; the second section has triangular edges and the third section has rounded edges. The first three sections also have open slits down their centers. The wooden handle is wrapped in copper wire. 
Short sword
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.112
Carved ax handle is comprised of a kneeling male figure with rounded knob on top of his head, into which the narrow end of a triangular iron ax blade is embedded.
Yoruba (Yoruba (culture or style))
Ax for Ogun
1925 – 1975
Gift of Bert N. LaDu, Jr.
2006/2.73
The wooden handle of this sword has two sharp projections at its end. The blade is wide and has a double-arched end. 
Sengele (Sengele (culture or style))
Sword
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.99
Wooden knife with a leaf shaped blade. The center of the blade has a carved line running down the length of the blade. The knife has patination. There is tukula powder rubbed on the knife. 
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Knife
1895 – 1905
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1984/2.34
Sword with a handle composed of a narrow wood rod connected to a flat disc on one end and a conical shape at the other end. The handle and sheath are decorated with brass and iron tacks. The blade is wider near the handle and then narrows to a point. 
Sword and Sheath
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.92A&B
A knife with a wooden, wire-wrapped handle with a conical pommel. The blade near the handle is straight with two small points along one side and sickle-shaped at the top. 
Knife
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.91
Knife with a wooden handle and a brass blade terminating in a flat top with two points curving outward. 
Knife
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.67
A knife with a wooden handle and a metal blade terminating in a flat top with two points curving outward. Along one side of the blade is a line of white dots and along the other side are remnants of red pigment, possibly a similar line of dots.
Knife
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.68
This elaborate sword has a short main shaft that splits at its end into two opposite directions, forming two blades that curve slightly downward. In the middle of the shaft are two small stems that curve upward with leaf-life formations at their tips. The handle is ivory. On one side of the blade is the following inscription: FOROVRO. On the other side is: ODRUFA
Mangbetu (Mangbetu)
Double Sickle Knife
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.83
The blade of this sword has an elongated leaf-shaped blade and a short wooden handle. 
Knife
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.82
This sword has a long blade with a tri-pointed tip. The center of the blade has a ridge running the length of it. The wooden handle has a V-shaped top.
Mbun (Mbun)
Short Sword
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.61

Banja
Short Sword
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.102
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