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Wrist Knife, Samburu, Northern Kenya "Ararait"  Turkan ethnic Group

Wrist Knife, Samburu, Northern Kenya "Ararait" Turkan ethnic Group


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: African: Weapons: Pre 1920: Item # 1301372
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Antique African Wrist Knife with protective leather sheath. When the sheath is removed from the metal disc, a decorative piece worn on the wrist is turned into a lethal weapon. The Turkana are a pastoralist people of northern Kenya. Knowing no boundaries such knives can also be found in southern Ethiopia. Size 4.5" by 4.5"over 2.25" interior diameter very very sharp. Sorry no stand with this piece.