Object Title

Spear head (assegai)

Spear head (assegai)

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIL.265

Provenance

Found, Brick Tower Mezzanine, 4 October 1993.

Physical Description

The blade is leaf shaped, of flattened lozenge section. At the base is a short section of the diameter of the haft, which is chamfered into a sort, quadrangular tang which narrows to a point.

Dimensions

Dimensions: overall length: 49.5 cm (19.5 in), tang length: 10.6 cm (4.2 in) Weight: 0.24 kg (8 oz)

Associations

Places Africa