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Prestige Battle Axe

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Artist Unknown (possibly Fipa or Runga)

Date

20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Prestige Battle Axe, Artist Unknown (possibly Fipa or Runga)
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Medium: Arms and Armor, Arms and Armor-Edged Weapon (Do Not Use) | Wood, metal, beads
Size: 17-3/4 x 1-1/2 x 9 in. (45.1 x 3.8 x 22.9 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Tanzania, Lake Tanganyika region
Culture: possibly Fipa or Runga, Africa, Tanzania, Lake Tanganyika region
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: figure with three bands of beads around neck; blade through chest, wide edge in front
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of the Ullrich Collection
Accession Number: 97.167.3
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009