spear (ceremonial weapon)

Ceremonial spear with a forked wooden head, from which a human bone point has been removed, although the coconut fibre binding to secure it remains in place. The neck of the spear widens to a highly abstracted janiform carving with accentuated nostrils. The shaft is of stout bamboo, and has been cut down 385mm below the chin.


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