Art of Swords

Sword
/sôrd/
Noun
1. A weapon consisting typically of a long, straight or slightly curved, pointed blade having one or two cutting edges and set into a hilt.
2. An instrument of death or destruction.

African Sword
Culture: Edo People
Place of Origin: Benin Empire (1440–1897), today’s Nigeria
Medium: Iron, wood, brass
Measurements: Overall length 66cm

Source: © Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna

African Sword

  • Culture: Edo People
  • Place of Origin: Benin Empire (1440–1897), today’s Nigeria
  • Medium: Iron, wood, brass
  • Measurements: Overall length 66cm

Source: © Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna

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