University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2006-10-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Australia
Queensland
Date Made: 1800-1899
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Fiber
Gum
Height: 11 cm
Length: 143.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Brooklyn Museum, 2006
Other Number:47.131.22 - Other Number

Description

Long, flat paddle shaped sword club. Traces of gum and fragments of twisted cord on grip. Undecorated: used for fighting. See similar example from Northeast Queensland in Aboriginal Australia, p. 174 N 284. Good condition.


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