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club (weapons: bludgeon)

1 item (description level: whole)
Additional names, titles, or classifications
common name:  club, grooved knob, skin grip
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  club (weapons: bludgeon)

Upper Nile, Sudan, Horn of Africa, Africa
Additional place information
made or collected:  Upper Nile 
Evans-Pritchard, Edward Evan
Additional collector information
collector:  Evans-Pritchard, Edward Evan 
Additional culture information
maker or user:  Bari 

Materials & techniques
wood; skin
Additional material & technique information
material: wood (overall)
material: skin (overall)
overall: 825.5 mm x 71 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 825.5 mm x 71 mm

donor:  Evans-Pritchard, Edward Evan  gift 1928

Related subjects
theme: War- and Peace-making
maker or user: Bari
object name (Horniman Ethno.): clubs (weapons: bludgeon)
material: skin
material: wood

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

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