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Bolas

For hunting waterfowl on land, and most effective when thrown into flocks of birds. The bolas was used by both Alaskans and Siberians. Those with driftwood weights were...

Spear

Spears were used for hunting, for warfare and sometimes reflect the owner’s status. This spear has a decorated iron head and ferrule, and a wooden shaft decorated with brass studs...

Club

A popular lozenge-shaped club with ornate high status decoration. Used for combat, dispatching pigs, competition fights, ceremonial events and dances. Surface design created through use of stone, bone, shark’s teeth...

Spear

Spear obtained by donor’s brother in 1884...

Arrowhead

Arrows are used mainly when hunting for food. It’s an effective tool and weapon that’s been in use for thousands of years. Acquired by D’Urban after he resigned as RAMM’s first...

Spear

This spear has two raised collars carved with projecting bosses in the shape of rosettes. Collected before 1869....

Knife

A typical and much-feared weapon of the Azande warrior. Use of such weapons was strictly controlled by the military leader. Collected before 1869....

Arrowhead

Prior to cultivating plants for food, hunters learnt how to make tools and weapons from stone to hunt animals for food and process the meat. They had access to...

Spear

Spear donated by big game hunter Charles Victor Alexander Peel in 1919. Length 1340mm. May have been acquired as a result of his hunting trip to Somalia before 1899....

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