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Title Ngombe Ngulu Prestige Sword
Catalog Number SSM-21869
Description This 26-inch Ngombe Ngulu prestige sword is an 'executioner's sword'. It was brought to the Springfield area by a Baptist missionary named Dr. Clark in 1900 and later donated to the Springfield Science Museum in 1955 by Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Rothery.

Previousely identified as:
Kuba Knife (Sword,"Man Opener") from Belgian Congo
Object Name Sword, Prestige
Date Pre-1900
Dimensions W-6 L-26 inches
Credit line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Rothery
On Exhibit No