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Sword with a wooden "X" shaped handle and a metal blade terminating in two points that curve inward. 
Sword
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.79

Ikul ;Nkutchu
Knife
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.77
Metal sword with a blade that is narrow toward the handle and wider and curved at the top. The handle is wrapped in wire, with disc-shaped grips on either side. 
Edo (Benin);Benin (ancient Nigerian) (Edo (African culture))
Ceremonial Sword
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.89
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
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

Tanzanian (Tanzanian)
Prestige Axe
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.111
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

Songye (Songye)
Axe
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.90
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

Mfinu
Dagger
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.117
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