Short sword, the blade with a wooden pommel was probably made from local rather than imported iron. Collected before 1846 from the Calabar area of south-east Nigeria.

Object Summary

Museum Number E1401
Simple Name sword
Full Name sword
Common Name sword
Production country Cameroon
Material metal; wood; leather
Collection class Arms and armour
Collection continent Africa
Collection area/region W
Production continent Africa
Production year high 1860
Function name weapon