Spear

Description
A 19th century spear that was once owned by an Nguni warrior from Southern Africa. Wire band decoration can be found on the wooden shaft.
Accession Loan No.
28/1938/7
Collection Class
Arms and armour
Common Name
spear
Simple Name
spear
Full Name
stabbing spear
Dimensions
whole length 935 mm; whole W 18 mm
Cultural Group
Nguni
Production Year High
1938
Production County
or Swaziland or Zimbabwe
Production Area Region
Southern Africa
Production Continent
Africa
Family Group
Bantu-speaking
Material
iron; wood; copper alloy wire
Collection Area Region
S
Collection Continent
Africa

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