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Title Ngombe Ngulu Prestige Sword
Object ID SSM-21869
Description This Central African Ngombe Ngulu sword was reputedly used for executions. Later, it became a sign of prestige. It was brought to the Springfield area by a Baptist missionary named Dr. Clark in 1900 and donated to the Museum in 1955 by Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Rothery.
Date Pre-1900
Dimensions W-6 L-26 inches
Credit line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Rothery
On Exhibit No