Sickle Weapon - Iron, wood - trumbash - Mangbetu - DR Congo

Description
Sickle Weapon - Iron, wood - trumbash - Mangbetu - DR Congo
Good

Weapon called ‘sickle’ - MANGBETU ethnic group - Northeastern Region of DRC.
Local names: trumbash or mambele.
Iron blade in which 4 holes were made, ending with a piece embedded into the handle and features 3 outgrowths including 2 with inverted truncated pyramid shapes, typical of the ethnic group, wooden handle in 2 parts of different shapes.
Total length: 40 cm,
In good condition, with wear, oxidation and age marks, quite usual for these sorts of weapons.
The two sides of the weapon almost look identical.

Lot details
Object
Sickle Weapon
Indigenous object name
trumbash
Ethnic group/ culture
Mangbetu
Region/ country
DR Congo
Material
Iron, wood
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
400×205×30 mm
Weight
470 g
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