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Club

Stone-headed club attached to wooden shaft with gum and shells....

Lithic tool

A small notch made in a flint flake turns it into a scraping tool, which could be used for shaping wooden arrow shafts. Such simple tools can be made in...

Throwing club

“I ula drisia” throwing club, a lighter variant. Throwing clubs for human targets were only found in Fiji and take several forms ranging from types resembling short woodstock clubs to lobed...

Spear

This long barbed spear is called a sokilaki was acquired sometime before 1845 by Henry Phillpotts who fought and died in New Zealand. The shaft is normally thickened in...

Axe

Impractical as a weapon, this axe incorporates both iron and copper-alloy and was recognized as representing a symbol of authority and power. It was worn over the shoulder of high...

Adze

Adze consisting of wooden shaft with metal-encased butt and a decorated head....

Spearhead or arrowhead

The base end is pointed for insertion into a shaft, the point slotted for carrying a blade. Collected on the 1791-5 voyage of Captain George Vancouver to the Northwest Coast...

Throwing club

“I ula drisia” throwing club with an unusual slight curve in the shaft. Throwing clubs for human targets were only found in Fiji and take several forms ranging from types resembling...

Spear

Iron head socketed into a short wooden shaft. The iron is decorated with chevrons and small holes. Associated with members of the Sopono cult, exploiting the fear of...