Bashi Congo Sword (LMCL 058)

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Bushi is an African ethnic group located in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, (Zaire), mainly located in the South Kivu province. The Shi people are exactly close neighbors of Lega; Bavira and Bembe people in the southern part of South Kivu, the Banyarwanda/Barundi people in the Eastern, and are close neighbors of Bahunde and Banyanga people who are located in the North Kivu province.

This is a nice old sword from the Shi People. It has a long steel blade with a thick central ridge, small notch to the tip, the steel blade is covered in wooden scabbard and hilt with a very attractive dark glossy patination, which applies to the woven rattan bands as well, it has twisted fiber strings as extensions that make it look unique and interesting.

Material: Wood, Metal, Fiber

Condition: Good

Age:approx 50-60yrs

Origin: Democratic Republic of Congo

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Weight 0.9 kg
Dimensions 3 × 3 × 78 cm