Dagger and scabbard
A Bantu dagger and scabbard. The dagger metal blade is double bladed at the end where both ends taper sharply into a point. The hilt is made of dark wood with a decorative carved design on one side. The scabbard is also made of two pieces of dark wood with a decorative carved design on one side and a suspension loop. The two pieces are bound together by two woven copper wires, one at the mouth of the scabbard and one at the bottom near the knob.
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