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Large throwing knife

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Provenance

2000, acquired in New York by anonymous donors; 2008, anonymous year-end gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 21, 2009)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

African, Eastern Nigeria, Mumuye, 20th century

Dimensions

Overall: 92.1 cm (36 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1635

Medium or Technique

Forged iron

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Metalwork