Club

Description
Collected in 1773 or 1777 by Captain James Cook. This is an early form of Tongan club (’akau tau) that was developed from the Fijian rootstock club.
Accession Loan No.
E1212
Collection Class
Arms and armour
Common Name
club
Simple Name
club
Full Name
bossed club
Dimensions
whole length 710 mm; whole width 100 mm
Production Year Low
1773
Production Year High
1778
Production Country
Tonga
Production Area Region
Polynesia
Production Continent
Oceania
Family Group

Material
wood
Function Name
weapon
Collection Area Region
Polynesia
Collection Continent
Pacific

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