Catalogue card for ETH.ANG3.695

Item

Title

Catalogue card for ETH.ANG3.695

Description

<No.>A37/695 O.N./7</No.>
<Object>Axe (mutaku)</Object>
<Origin>Presented by Father Laagel, Caconda mission.
Tchokwe made.</Origin>
<Description>Angled wooden haft, a wedge shaped blade being attached through the angled part by means of a long tang- bent to secure it in place.
The blade is decorated slightly.
Used for ritual purposes as part of initiation costume.</Description>
<p>T22</p>

Publisher

Making African Connections

Format

Catalogue card

Identifier

MAC_PCM_ETH.ANG3.695

Source

The Powell-Cotton Museum

Rights

© The Powell-Cotton Trust