Spear

Description
A spear used in conflict. This would have been propelled in such a way that an angled attack against the body would cause serious injury. Injuries could become infected.
Accession Loan No.
E2029
Collection Class
Arms and armour
Common Name
spear
Simple Name
spear
Full Name
spear
Dimensions
shaft length 2572 mm; whole W 97 mm
Production Year High
1881
Production County
Oba/Aoba/Omba (Leper’s Island); NW Santo
Production Country
Vanuatu
Production Area Region
Melanesia
Production Continent
Oceania
Family Group

Material
palmwood; bone; fibre string
Function Name
fishing
Collection Area Region
MELAN
Collection Continent
Pacific

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