Large throwing knife

African, Eastern Nigeria, Mumuye
20th century


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2008.1635

Medium or Technique

Forged iron

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Metalwork

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