A flat wooden case. The case has broken into two sections. The case has a curved edge at the top, the sides taper towards the base. The case is formed of two wooden leaves which would have been originally joined together by two hinges. Both hinges are broken. Each side of the case has a carved recess with a bar running across it. In each bar are six holes into which slot six cockspurs, making twelve in total. Label: one yellow exhibition label, printed. Label: one yellow exhibition label, printed.
Continue exploring anthropology
These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.
The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.
If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: email@example.com