Songye (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa)
Nzappa Zap ceremonial axes, 19th to 20th century
Iron and wood
- corrosion to the metal; discoloration, markings and residue spots; areas of wear, scuffs and scratches; oxidation and finish loss; sharp edges.
- group measurement; largest axe measures, 9.0" W x 15.5" H x 1.5" D