Rare Throwing Knife of the Banda, Africa - 13970

This rare type of throwing knife is belonging to the Banda people, mostly residing in the republic of central Africa. Rounded tip forward blade and two side blades the upper one being bigger and wider. This one is 17 inches total length, with the handle bound by the original braided fibers. Very good condition. For a very similar knife, see P. Westerdijk; The African Throwing Knife group IX, type 6.