From: Angola

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 29-59-208
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Whila
Provenience Angola
Section African
Materials Hair | Iron | Wood

"Casting spear used in warfare." The head and shaft are of one piece of metal; the shaft, from the head for a distance of 85cm is covered with a close fitting case of antelope hide sewed at the "head" end and at the other end terminating in hair.

Length 140.2 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Henry C. Mercer, 1927
Other Number Mercer 22487 - Old Museum Number

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