The period of slave trade with the Arab nations. As well, slavery for human consumption, cannibalism, was practiced as witnesses and described by Edward Glave in 1890. See our A5216. 12 ½” length with finely forged medially ridged forged leaf shaped point. The field with original blue forged finish and beveled edges. Flared base butted seam tapered socket with brass trade wire decoration. Fine example.