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Club

Bowai with irregular wave in the shaft, indicating an aesthetic taste for natural form. Bowai are tapering two handed clubs which were very popular on Fiji. Early examples have a...

Iklwa

Stabbing spear with large ridged spearhead and flaring butt to the shaft. The collector of this example is unknown, but the form suggests that it was collected in the late...

Spindle whorl

Spindle whorls were part of a tool for spinning wool into thread and are found on archaeological sites from prehistory until the recent past. This Iron Age spindle whorl is...

Arrowheads

These items were described by their collector as ‘Greek arrow-heads, of various types. (1) Leaf shaped with central ridges and socket. (2) Fusil-shaped, three-sided. (3) With three blades merging at...

Key

Iron key with a curved handle end and tapering shaft. length = 195mm x width = 15mm John Carter collection...

Spear

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...

Spear

A 19th century spear that was once owned by an Nguni warrior from Southern Africa. Wire band decoration can be found on the wooden shaft....

Spearhead

Spearhead with a European glass head set into a gum base. The gum surrounds part of a sawn-off wooden shaft, bound with sinew....