A Torres Island laplap knife made of a dark wood with raised bars in the middle of the knife.
L: 0.40 W: 0.06
Torres Islands, Vanuatu
This knife, made of dark wood and decorated with loops in the handle, is from the Torres Island. Many would choose to be buried with their knives as they were important personal possessions.
“laplap Knife,” Joseph Banks Centre, accessed January 25, 2022, https://hsjbs.omeka.net/items/show/56.