Axe (3) - acacia wood and iron - Lozi - Zambia

Description
Axe (3) - acacia wood and iron - Lozi - Zambia
1st half 20th century - Fair

Set of 3 Lozi Male Hand Axe.

Zambia. Early 1900's

Used in Warrior Initiation Process and Fighting Training.

Both blade and head were used like it was supposed.

Made of burnt acacia wood and carbonized iron.

Dimensions between 40 and 49 per 21 and 22,5cm.

Blade lenght from 14 to 15cm.

In fine state despite the age.

From private collection of Nuno da Marta Conceição (1876-1968), Zâmbia.

Pay very attention to pictures and look very well to the iron notches, marks and oxidation.

The axes will be sent by registered mail with tracking number and very well protected.

Lot details
Total nr of items
3
Object
Axe
Ethnic group/ culture
Lozi
Region/ country
Zambia
Material
acacia wood and iron
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Fair
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
44×2×20 cm
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