Spear

Description
Once it had penetrated the body this weapon would leave splinters within the wound, likely leading to infection and death.
Accession Loan No.
89/1934/12
Collection Class
Arms and armour
Common Name
spear
Simple Name
spear
Full Name
spear
Dimensions
whole length 2935 mm; whole W 22 mm
Production Year High
1934
Production Town
? Bourgainville
Production Country
Solomon Islands
Production Area Region
Melanesia
Production Continent
Oceania
Family Group

Material
palmwood; bone; woven fibre
Collection Area Region
MELAN
Collection Continent
Pacific

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