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Description

Sword with flat wooden blade edged with shark's teeth fastened with cord, and handle wrapped with leaf: Micronesian, Kiribati

Museum reference

A.1893.288

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Sword

Production information

Republic of Kiribati, Micronesia

Materials

Wood, Shark tooth, Leaf

Physical description

Wooden blade edged with shark's teeth fastened with cord; handle wrapped with leaf

Associations

Gilbert Islands, Republic of Kiribati, Micronesia

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