This is a sword, with a curved blade and bone handle. It is contained in a red leather sheath, with leather straps, and a square buckle.

Further Information

  • Type: Weapons, armour
  • Object: Sword
  • Materials: Bone, ivory, tooth, Leather, animal skin, Metal
  • Culture Group: Mandingo
  • Dimensions: 254mm
  • Production Date: Unknown
  • Associated Places: Sierra Leone (Created)
  • Associated People: Unknown
  • Museum: World Museum Liverpool Sierra Leone Collection
  • Accession Number: LIVCM.