Club

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Registration number
776
Item name
Club 
Category
Fighting
Hunting
Throwing
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
May 12, 1949 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from G. F. Cook 
Dimensions
H: W: L: 1200 mm D: Circum:

Description

long slender handle, highly polished - twine binding attached in the centre of the length. The head is pointed shape - 7 points. Twine binding attaches the head to the shaft, feathers at the end of the binding. Handle length 121cm, 2.5cm width. Head is 8cm length, 17cm width.

Research notes

The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.

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