Object Title

Spear (assegai)

Spear (assegai)

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIL.178

Provenance

Found in Brick Tower 46, 23 November 1989

Physical Description

The head has a very small, leaf-shaped blade with a slight medial ridge and short, thin, divided socket. The wooden haft is slender and tapers to the butt where there is a slight bulge then a narrowing to a point.

Dimensions

Dimensions: overall length: 195.5 cm (77 in), head length: 18.0 cm (7.1 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Africa