Ngulu sickle blade. Congo

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Sickle blade, simple version called “Ngulu”. Iron blade with engraved decoration. Patinated wood handle partly covered with copper head studs and metal scroll.

Used by the Bangala population

Congo Brazzaville (Ngombe, Doko, Iboko), West Mongo

Height: 65,5 cm (25-3/4 in.).

Formerly weapons for decapitation, as a result they became prestigious objects and chief’s insignias.

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2013040094