Object Title

Spear head (assegai)

Spear head (assegai)

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIL.268

Provenance

Found, Brick Tower Mezzanine, 4 October 1993.

Physical Description

The blade is leaf shaped, of flattened lozenge section and with angular shoulders. It has a faceted socket with a section of crude incised chevrons and the junction with the blade, with a seam running up one face, which is cracked and crushed in places.

Dimensions

Dimensions: overall length: 49.3 cm (19.5 in), socket length: 23.0 cm (9.0 in) Weight: 0.16 kg (6 oz)

Associations

Places Africa