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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
This sword has a heart-shaped blade with ridged lines outlining its edges. The wooden handle has a large and flat edge with fine incisions creating a striped pattern. 
Sakata (Sakata (culture or style))
Dagger
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.94
A brass knife with a narrow handle terminating in a pommel with a human face. At the top of the head is a brass loop. The blade of the knife is in the form of a round disc decorated with an incised fish and other patterns. The middle of the knife blade has a hole in the shape of a four-pointed star. 
African (African (general, continental cultures))
Knife
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.131

Knife with Sheath
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.129A&B
This sword with three barbell-shaped handles is attached to a wrought iron shaft ending in two large, curved blades. The shaft is composed of three sections of hourglass-shaped open work interspersed with knots. The two top blades have triangular cut-outs. 
Asante (Asante)
Ceremonial Sword
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.88
Knife with a leather wrapped handle and three perpendicular blades. The blades are covered with a pattern of small, incised dots. 
Throwing Knife
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.87
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

Skirt
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.122
The blade of this sword has two slight, triangular protrusions on each edge. On one side of the blade are closely placed incisions running the length of the blade. The wooden handle is wrapped in wire. 
Kele
Short sword
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.121
This throwing-knife has a long shaft with a leather-wrapped handle. It is comprised of two blades. One blade forms a large hook at the top of the weapon and a small blade protrudes in the opposite direction, just below the first blade. There are small incised patterns along the edge of the blades. The hooked blade also has a ridged, slightly raised center.  
Matakam (Matakam)
Throwing knife
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.116

Baulé (Baule (culture))
Heddle Pulley
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.124

Songye (Songye)
Dagger & Sheath
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
1998/1.113A&B
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