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Throwing club from Northern Nigeria, made a from single branch with two off-shoots, one forming the shaft and the other a sort of pick point. It is decorated with some incised lines on the head.

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throwing club
30.11.62/39
Anthropology

1 item (description level: whole)
Additional names, titles, or classifications
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  throwing club
common name:  wood throwing club, decorated

Place
Northern Nigeria, Nigeria, West Africa, Africa
Additional place information
made or collected:  Northern Nigeria 

Materials & techniques
wood
Additional material & technique information
material: wood (overall)
Measurements
overall: 736.6 mm x 278 mm x 39 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 736.6 mm x 278 mm x 39 mm

Presented with other ethnographic material.
Provenance
donor:  Edwardes, Mrs.  gift 1962-11-30


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

Record created 2000-01-22 by DRICE
Record last updated 2014-06-19 by DTAGEN

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