Weapon; Club card

Weapon; Club

LIV.2010.132.8

On display

A tewhatewha (long club/fighting staff) with a pointed tip at one end of the shaft and an axe-shaped blade at the other. The blade weight has a curved top edge and a hole near the bottom. There is a notch near the pointed end, where the two faces usually are. A bunch of dark green feathers are attached to the blade weight by a cord through the hole.