Wooden War Club

Title

Wooden War Club

Description

A wooden war club with a handle and a pointed tip. Below the tip are three protrusions. A fourth has been lost. Above the protrustions to the tip are several parallel indents coloured orange.

Publisher

SJBS

Format

Wood
L: 1.02 W: 0.04 D: 0.04

Type

Physical Object

Abstract

The preferred weapon for Pacific Islanders is the wooden club. Each island group makes clubs from different hardwood and in distinctive styles. Clubs from Vanuatu are made from red hardwood and commonly have four lobes under a domed point

Files

L-TMM-0001 (2).JPG
L-TMM-0001.JPG

Citation

“Wooden War Club,” Joseph Banks Centre, accessed January 21, 2022, https://hsjbs.omeka.net/items/show/51.

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