Iklwa

Description
Stabbing spear with large ridged spearhead and flaring butt to the shaft. The collector of this example is unknown, but the form suggests that it was collected in the late 19th century.
Accession Loan No.
53/1986/1
Collection Class
Arms and armour
Common Name
iklwa
Simple Name
spear
Full Name
stabbing spear
Dimensions
whole length 1312 mm; whole W 36 mm
Cultural Group
Nguni
Production Date
unknown
Production Country
South Africa
Production Area Region
Southern Africa
Production Continent
Africa
Family Group
Bantu-speaking
Function Name
weapon
Collection Area Region
S
Collection Continent
Africa

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