Unusual Sword from Benin (Dahomey). May be Fon ? - 14451

We are not sure as for the origin of this sword. Probably Fon from Benin (Dahomey) ?? It is very well made, machete like blade 19 inches long engraved and with brass inserts. Handle covered with rye skin and with brass bolster, pommel and central grip band. Total length 24 inches. very good condition. Minor shrink of the ray skin.