FMNH 210396.1

  • 210396 metal; iron sword dagger and leather sheath for dagger
    Photographer: Mr. Christopher J. Philipp : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology
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    Description: reference image in mount, parent
  • 210396.1-.2 metal; iron dagger and leather sheath
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    Description: condition photo 1995
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    Scanner: Mr. Christopher J. Philipp : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology
    Transcriber: Julia W. Kennedy : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology Collections
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Chicago Natural History Museum - Ethnology | 22-30 | Provenience: Benin, Nigeria | People or Culture: Bini | Object: Dagger and sheath | Material: Iron, leather, wood | Description: .1) dagger; .2) sheath.- Dagger collected and brought to England from Benin by Dr. F. Norman-Roth, the Medical officer to the Expedition of 1897. Acquired by Fuller from his Widow, Mrs. Winifred Norman-Roth 17 May 1923. Dagger with an iron blade and a wooden handle covered with leather and bound with 3 bands, 2 of brass & 1 of iron. There is a loop for a belt on the leather sheath. Photo on reverse side | Dimensions: (in cm.) .1) l. 26.6; .1) with .2) l. 34.9 | Collection: Fuller Collection: presented by Mrs. A.W.F. Fuller, 13 November 1963 [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 210396 .1, .2 | Field No. 334 R. 2/79 | Neg. No. | Acc. 2815 [BACK] [PHOTOGRAPH]
Catalog Number: 210396.1
Description: dagger
Materials: metal; iron, wood, leather, metal; brass
Cultural Attribution: Edo
Locality: Africa, Nigeria, Edo, Benin Kingdom, Benin City: Benin City
Accession Number: [2815] Mrs. A. W. F. Fuller (Gift)
Accession Year: 1963
Other Numbers: R. 2/79, 334, GN83906_3
Country: Nigeria
Province/State: Edo
City/Town: Benin City
Collector/Source: Mrs. Estelle Fuller, Captain Alfred W. F. Fuller
EMu IRN: 1382272
GUID: b2a8a434-cfab-499f-a0b7-2663be8d77dd

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