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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

German
Lusitania Medal
1914 – 1954
Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule
1954/2.36
A knife with a leaf shaped blade. Running vertically down the center of the blade is a gridded square pattern. The handle is also engraved with lines that wrap around the entire handle. 
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Knife
1895 – 1905
Gift of Asher and Vera Margolis
1986/1.207
Leaf-shaped knife with diamond pattern consisting of interlocking lines running down the center of the blade. The handle has several diamond patterns consisting of intersecting lines. 
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Knife
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.75
A bronze statue in the shape of a peacock, this piece has engraved decorations and is made in the Seljuk style of metalwork.
Iranian (Iranian)
Peacock
12th century
Museum Purchase
1959/1.116
This blade has a long wooden handle. At the top of the handle is a ribbed section before an engraved top. Inserted in and protruding from the top is a long, thin blade.  
Mossi (Mossi)
Axe
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.48
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
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
The wood handle of this sword is wrapped in metal wire and embellished with a design of two stacked discs. The cutting edge of the sword runs along the length of one side. The cutting edge is made up of three half circles with the last and largest half circle forming a large, pointed hook. 
Ngombe (Ngombe)
Execution Sword
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.63
Shiva sits with his consort on a double lotus pedestal.  He has six arms, his right three are in varada mudra [a giving gesture], holds a rosary and an arrow.  His left arms cup his consorts left breast and hold a lotus flower and a bow.  He sits in royal ease, with one leg pendant.  He wears bracelets, armlets, necklaces, earrings, and a sacred thread that stretches form his left shoulder down past his waist.  On his head he wears an elaborate jatamukuta, a crown interlaced with his matted locks.  Parvati sits upon his knee with one leg tucked under her and the other pendant.  She is also adorned with jewelry, but wears a more modest diadem at the front of her head.<br />
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Uma-Maheshvara, a seated Shiva and Parvati (Uma)
12th century
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.85
Knife with leaf-shaped blade and wooden handle. Multiple engraved lines run down the length of the blade. The handle has multiple patterns with various intersecting lines.
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Knife
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.73

Binja
Curved Saber
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.84
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