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Weapon

Object Number:2013-18-4
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Truk Islands
Romonum
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Height: 4.8 cm
Length: 97 cm
Width: 8.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Stephen B. Richmond, 2013
Other Number:404 - Collector Number

Description

Wooden club. The head consists of three flat diamonds with, on both faces, small two-pointed barbs. The transition between head and handle is marked by two additional barbs, pointing towards the head. Copy of a traditional type of club made for Ward Goodenough when he was doing fieldwork on Romonum in 1964.

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