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African throwing knife

Peter Westerdijk

African throwing knife

a style analysis = Het Afrikaanse werpmes : een stijlanalyse (met een samenvatting in het Nederlands)

by Peter Westerdijk

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Published by P. Westerdijk in [Utrecht .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Central.,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Throwing knives -- Africa, Central.,
    • Throwing knives -- Africa.,
    • Military art and science -- Africa, Central.,
    • Military art and science -- Africa.,
    • Ironwork -- Africa, Central.,
    • Ironwork -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesAfrikaanse werpmes.
      Statementdoor Peter Westerdijk.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN651 .W46 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination434, 16 p., [50] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages434
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2233601M
      ISBN 109090023550
      LC Control Number89102042

      Which throwing knife should I start with, as a beginner? There are three kinds of throwing knives: blade-heavy, handle-heavy and balanced. A balanced, throwing knife is the best option for a beginner, as it can be gripped and thrown by either the blade or handle. How do I grip a throwing knife? There are two basic grips: hammer grip and pinch grip. A mambele is a form of hybrid knife/axe in central and southern Africa, originating from a curved throwing dagger used by the Mangbetu. [ citation needed ] A selection of Mambele throwing knives in the British Museum.

      The throwing knives are two-sided knives and in some cultures, you may even find extra blades on the throwing knives. The throwing knives were used in many Africa countries for hunting and warfare purposes and there are places that even use them today for the same. In the African culture, the throwing knives are also known as the trombash and.   These African throwing weapons required a great smithing effort required and are thus rather confusing as well. Their shapes were also apparently never optimised into one dominant design. Most throwing axes look alike, most throwing knifes look alike, most javelins look alike (save for the possibly overengineed pila), but the Africans never.

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