|Old Kuba Knife-"ikula" with a wooden handle, a broad blade with curved contour, raised middle ridge on either side, flanked by incised lines.|
Minimal damages, slight signs of abrasion and corrosion.
The "knife of peace" replaced the legendary "shongo" throwing knife, the "knife of lightning" under the king Shamba Bolongongo at the beginning of seventeeth century.
Lit.: "Seltene afrikanische Kurzwaffen", Manfred A. Zirngibl. Page 61
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