Old African Sceptre Throwing Knife – MUSRI – Tibbu, Teda, Zaghawa Tribes – CHAD
Early 20th century. Cm. 60,5 high x 27,0 width (23.82 x 10.63 Inches); grams 700,0 (24.69 oz.).
Known as Musri, these zoomorphic bird blades were primarily prestige emblems, but also functional weapons and throwing knives used by the Tibbu, Teda, Tubu-Daza, and Zaghawa.
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