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I ula tavatava, a Fijian throwing club, which is made from wood. Twelve lobed throwing club with a segmented head topped with a heavy spherical finial

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I ula tavatava; throwing clubs
1981.223
Anthropology

1 item (description level: whole)

I ula tavatava
Additional names, titles, or classifications
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  throwing club
common name:  throwing club, segmented head
object name:  I ula tavatava
object name:  throwing clubs
display title:  I ula tavatava,

Place
Fiji, Western Polynesia, Polynesia, Oceania
Additional place information
made or collected:  Fiji 

Materials & techniques
wood
Additional material & technique information
material: wood (overall)
Measurements
overall: 380 mm x 99 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 380 mm x 99 mm

Provenance
previous owner:  National Museum of Wales  gift 1981-06-16
previous owner:  National Museum of Wales 


Related subjects
theme: War- and Peace-making
object name (Horniman Ethno.): throwing clubs
object name: throwing clubs
material: wood
wood

Record created 2000-01-22 by DRICE
Record last updated 2014-06-11 by ADOVE

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