Arts of Africa
late 19th century
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Prior to 1922, provenance not yet documented; by 1922, acquired by François Poncelet of Brussels, Belgium; 1922, purchased from François Poncelet by Stewart Culin in Brussels for the Brooklyn Museum.
Axe blade with tapering point to fit into socket of handle.
This item is not on view
Kuba (Bushoong subgroup). Axe Blade, late 19th century. Iron, 6 x 1 15/16 in. (5.0 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.420.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.420.3_front_PS5.jpg)
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