Abarait, Wrist Knife


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Abarait, Wrist Knife   (1971.12.0026)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Gear
  4. :
  5. Personal Assistive Artifacts
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 20th century
Culture Turkana

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 11.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 9.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.7 cm
Weight 41 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal--Iron, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales
Manufacturing Processes Forging, Cutting
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A

See 1971.12.0008. See Figure 1, pg. 62 in Africa Adorned for example of similar bracelet being worn.


Fisher, Angela. Africa Adorned. Collins: London, 1984.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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