Very Good Very Large Sword of the Saka, Zaire - 14089
Up for sale is this sword of the Saka people residing in Central Zaire. Very well forged blade very large blade 15 inches long ( compared to the 10-12 inches long blades of the more common ones), 41/2 inches wide with central shallow fullers. Wood handle covered with copper sheet and bound with steel wire and set with brass tacks. Total length 22 inches. Early 20C. Very good condition.