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Prestige Axe

Accession Number
1998/1.107

Title
Prestige Axe

Artist(s)
Bandjoun

Object Creation Date
20th century

Medium & Support
metal blade with wood handle

Dimensions
14 9/16 in x 10 1/4 in x 6 in (37 cm x 26 cm x 15.2 cm);6 in (15.2 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich

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Primary Object Classification
Metalwork

Primary Object Type
axe

Collection Area
African

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ceremonial weapons
prestige
symbols of office or status

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