About this object

Fighting weapon in wood, consisting of a long, plain shaft and integral head composed of four integral ridges. The head end decorated with black pigment or pyro-branding.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Weapon
  • Culture
    Eshira
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Central Africa: Gabon
  • Date made
    1879 before
  • Materials
    Wood; Pigment
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of J. G. C. Harrison, 1879
  • Collector
    J G C Harrison
  • Place collected
    Africa: Central Africa: Gabon
  • Date collected
    1897 before
  • Measurements
    35 mm x 35 mm x 800 mm
  • Note
    STOCKBOOK: Fighting stick from the Ashira E. Africa.
    Gatty 363 - "Fighting Club, from the Ashiras."
  • Related people
    J G C Harrison (Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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