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Dance axe


By 1962, Paris France; 1962, bought by Geneviève McMillan, Cambridge, MA at flea market; gift of McMillan to MFA. (Accession Date June 17th, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Geneviève McMillan in memory of Reba Stewart

African, Western Africa, Manding peoples, 20th century


Overall: 19 x 30 x 4.5 cm (7 1/2 x 11 13/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

wood and metal


Africa and Oceania


Arms and armor