University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 50-21-124
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Samoa Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Charles J. Moore, 1950
Other NumberL-9-124 - Other Number

Description

Wooden. Cf. 50-21-121. The principal design is based on the fantastic barbing of the ceremonial spears which resembles large Fijian spears. The upper part of the middle finial apparently represents a spear with a simpler form of the same type of barbing.


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