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Spear Head

Object Number:83-26-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Shilluk
Provenience: Southern Sudan
Sudan
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Length: 68.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of John B. Moore, 1983

Description

Long, leaf-shaped iron spearhead with hollow, split-socketed shaft of circular section. Blade has raised medial rib. Strictened neck is decorated with two transverse grooves on opposite sides and four lines encircling entire diameter of neck.

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