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This multi-bladed weapon has four blades. Three blades radiate upward from the central shaft. The longest of these blades curves slightly downward and has a rounded, dull end. The second longest of these blades also has a rounded dull end and points upward. In between these blades is a short, sharp, triangular blade pointing upward. A fourth blade radiates outward (horizontally) from the bottom of the shaft, near the handle. It is a long, spear-like blade. The central shaft and blades are decorated with incisions that run along the edges, outlining the basic form of the weapon. The handle is wrapped in woven fiber.
Zande (Zande)
Throwing-Knife
1920 – 1930
Gift of John Rewald
1983/1.149
The sword has an elongated, leaf-shaped blade. The handle is embellished with tacks and a small cone on the end.<br />
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The wooden scabbard or sheath is wide and tapers at the bottom before widening again at the base. Twine is wrapped around three sections of the sheath and a fourth section has markings of having once been wrapped in twine. 
Songye (Songye)
Knife with wooden scabbard
1945 – 1955
Gift of the Honorable Jack Faxon
1985/2.123A-B

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Skinning Knife
8973 BCE
The Oliver J. Todd Memorial Collection
1974/1.145
A knife with a wooden handle wrapped in wire, possibly copper. The handle terminates in a round knob. It has a long triangular blade that flares, narrows, then flares before narrowing to a rounded point.
Mbole
Knife
19th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.46
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

Knife
1935 – 1945
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection
1983/1.358

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Scarification knife
1930 – 1940
Gift of Janine and Michael Heymann, San Francisco
1985/2.68

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Scarification knife
1930 – 1940
Gift of Janine and Michael Heymann, San Francisco
1985/2.69
A knife with a long, curved blade and a handle terminating in a semi-circular shape. 
African (African (general, continental cultures))
Knife
20th century
Gift of Denise Miner Stanford
2010/2.9
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
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
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
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