Ngombe Ngulu Prestige Sword

Springfield Science Museum

This Central African Ngombe Ngulu sword was reputedly used for executions. Later, it became a sign of prestige. It was brought to the Springfield area by a Baptist missionary named Dr. Clark in 1900 and donated to the Museum in 1955 by Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Rothery.

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Sword, Prestige
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Rothery
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