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Hand Club

Object Number:18108
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Maori
Provenience: New Zealand
Napier
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Plant Fiber
Credit Line:Gift of William Pepper, 1891
Other Number:7 - Other Number

Description

Wooden fighting club. Waihaka. Holes through the ends of the handle through which a cord loop is passed by means of which the weapon is slung to the wrist to prevent the wearer being disarranged in battle.

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Simmons, D. R. 1982. Catalogue of Maori Artefacts in the Museums of Canada and the United States of America.. Auckland. Bulletin of the Auckland Institute and Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. 243View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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