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Mangbetu (Mangbetu)
Sickle Knife
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.58
This Mangbetu ivory horn features a sculpted, highly schematic human head with an elongated neck at its extremity. The horn’s reddish coloration could be the result of the addition of pigment such as tukula (camwood) powder or the application of palm oil. The discoloration seen under the mouthpiece was due to wear caused by a fiber cord from which the instrument was suspended.
Mangbetu (Mangbetu)
Oliphant
1855 – 1865
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.235

Mangbetu (Mangbetu)
Knife
1895 – 1905
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.233
A knife with a curved blade that has two small holes near the bottom of the blade. There is a horizontal bar on the shaft, downward angled spurs above the wood block, and a cylindrical handle. 
Mangbetu (Mangbetu)
Knife
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.119

Mangbetu (Mangbetu)
Hairpin
1900 – 1985
Museum purchase made possible by the Betty J. Lockett Memorial Fund
1985/2.40

Mangbetu (Mangbetu)
Hairpin
1900 – 1985
Museum purchase made possible by the Betty J. Lockett Memorial Fund
1985/2.41
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
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