African ceremonial swords of the Asante people, having a curved iron blade, broad at the point but gradually tapering towards the woden hilt which is sometimes encased in gold and consisting of two spheres at either end of a cylinder, worn or carried by Asante kings and major chiefs or their representatives.

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African ceremonial swords of the Asante people, having a curved iron blade, broad at the point but gradually tapering towards the woden hilt which is sometimes encased in gold and consisting of two spheres at either end of a cylinder, worn or carried by Asante kings and major chiefs or their representatives.

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Afena
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021