University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:83-26-12
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Shilluk
Provenience: Southern Sudan
Sudan
Section:African
Materials:Iron
Length: 36.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of John B. Moore, 1983

Description

Iron leaf-shaped spearhead with closed shaft. Medial and marginal slightly raised ribs. Upper portion of shaft is decorated with rows of incised cross-hatching and zig-zag designs. Broken spear pole of wood remains in shaft.


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