Turkana Wrist Knife SB.1.14

SB.1.14

Wrist Knife

Wrist knife. Turkana. Kenya. No 79. X.A.7. Original list: "Turkana. Wrist knife. Leather, iron, aluminum. Man, warrior" Wrist knife made from an iron blade shaped like an arch, which is covered at the outer edge with a protective sheath in leather plated with d aluminum at both ends. "The well known arm-ring is a really dangerous weapon. Inserted on the wrist and covered with a thin strip of leather, it may look like and ornament" (Staff Of Consolata Fathers. Turkana: 21) "I witnessed several bloody fights with They are also very useful for cutting cords or slicing meat and chopping up doum palm nuts "(Donovan. 2005: 101)

Category: Bracelet

Material: Leather. Iron. Aluminum.

Location: Kenya

Size in Centimeters:

Length: 14.5

Width: 11

Height: 1

Other dim .: Original list: W: 1.2 H: 15 L: 11.5

Stéphane Brosset Collection Museum

Turkana Wrist Knife SB.1.14

SB.1.14

Wrist Knife

Wrist knife. Turkana. Kenya. No 79. X.A.7. Original list: "Turkana. Wrist knife. Leather, iron, aluminum. Man, warrior" Wrist knife made from an iron blade shaped like an arch, which is covered at the outer edge with a protective sheath in leather plated with d aluminum at both ends. "The well known arm-ring is a really dangerous weapon. Inserted on the wrist and covered with a thin strip of leather, it may look like and ornament" (Staff Of Consolata Fathers. Turkana: 21) "I witnessed several bloody fights with They are also very useful for cutting cords or slicing meat and chopping up doum palm nuts "(Donovan. 2005: 101)

Category: Bracelet

Material: Leather. Iron. Aluminum.

Location: Kenya

Size in Centimeters:

Length: 14.5

Width: 11

Height: 1

Other dim .: Original list: W: 1.2 H: 15 L: 11.5

Stéphane Brosset Collection Museum