Object Title

Club (knobkerry)

Club (knobkerry)



Object Number



Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery, Woolwich, 1978. Formerly MA 3347 and 19.61.

Physical Description

It is made of wood, with a flattened globular head and a carved asymmetrical haft which has an irregular hatched grip. A fragment of fabric binding is attached with resin.


Dimensions: overall length 61.5 cm (24.3 in), head width 10.2 cm (4.0 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped MA 3347 and painted 1241 and 19/61.


Places South Africa

Bibliographic References

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1906, p. 179, no. 19.61.

Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda at Woolwich, London, 1963, Vol II, p. 79, no. 19.61.