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Prestige Axe

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Artist Unknown (Rotse (?))

Date

19th-20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Prestige Axe, Artist Unknown (Rotse (?))
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Medium: Arms and Armor | Wood and metal
Size: 10 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (26.67 x 3.81 x 41.91 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Malawi or Zimbabwe
Culture: Rotse (?), Africa, Malawi or Zimbabwe
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: long wooden handle with head of horned animal with white inlaid eyes at front, thin blade through middle of head, top curving backward
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of the Ullrich Collection
Accession Number: 97.167.27
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009