- Museum number
Sword of steel, wood, and leather.
Height: 74 centimetres (a)
Height: 74 centimetres (b (strap outstretched))
Width: 10 centimetres (a)
Width: 6.50 centimetres (b)
Depth: 2.70 centimetres (a)
Depth: 2.30 centimetres (b)
- Curator's comments
- Register 1939:
'Swords used by Asben salt-importers; northern border of northern Nigeria'.
Similar to AF1939,07.26a: Composite sword in leather scabbard.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- 1-30,34,35 Collected by donor in northern Nigeria between 1909 and 1934.
Collected by the donor in northern Nigeria, 1913.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number