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Club

So-Called Violin-Shaped Handclubs, Kotiate The kotiate can be viewed as a natural development from the wahaika. While the wahaika can fairly be credited, I think, as the weapon type in which...

Knife

Based on earlier shark-tooth weapons, these knives were made for the export market. A scientific study of shark teeth on 19th century weapons has shown that certain species of shark...

Club

Tewhatewha, quarter-circle back-weighted club. A two-handed weapon which was wielded so that blows were landed with the straight, flat side; alternatively the pointed butt could be used as a stabbing weapon....

Knife

A decorated iron-bladed knife, that would not have been used as a weapon....

Replica dagger

This replica Roman dagger is the type of weapon which would have been stored in the scabbard frame found in Exeter....

Sling

Slings were popular weapons in the Pacific and this example is made of plaited coconut husk fibres....

Throwing stick

Made of dark hardwood, with grooves along the straight shaft. Used both as a throwing weapon and as a club....

Spearhead

This sharp blade of glass from Australia was used as a weapon and tool by the people who made it. They used the same methods to shape it as had...

Shield

A whole host of weapons and shields were made from a hardwood called mulga (Acacia aneura)....