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Ceremonial Teke axe , Kuyu and Mbochi.

 

Teke Axe-148-side view A fine and seldom Teke weapon:

high: 46cm large: 38 cm

 

 

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This type of axe never served any military purpose. Its function lies in the ceremonial sphere, as they were carried by chiefs and judges as a symbol of power. It seems that blacksmiths of the Kukuya, who belong to the great Teke nation, produced most axes of this type. They also made them for export. Locally these axes were also copied in the same general region. This example dates back to the last quarter of the 19th century.

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