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Long, polished wooden club shaft, with the pineapple-shaped stone head missing. The shaft tapers slightly at both ends, and is unpolished where the head would have been attached.

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club (weapons: bludgeon)
12.180
Anthropology

1 item (description level: whole)
Additional names, titles, or classifications
common name:  club, stone headed, pineapple form
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  club (weapons: bludgeon)

Place
Papua New Guinea, New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania; British New Guinea
Additional place information
made or collected:  Central Province, British New Guinea 
made or collected:  Papua New Guinea 
Culture
Mekeo
Additional culture information
maker or user:  Mekeo 

Materials & techniques
wood
Additional material & technique information
material: wood (overall)
Measurements
overall: 863.6 mm x 23 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 863.6 mm x 23 mm

Provenance
previous owner:  Haddon, Alfred Cort  sale


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

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