FMNH 128284.nosub[1]

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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History. | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-40 | Country: Philippine Islands. | Locality: North Central Mindanao. | People: Bukidnon. Stock. | Name: Bangkau:- Fine spear head set in brass ferrule. Shaft wrapped with brass wire for 10". Used principally for hunting but also for fighting. | Collection: R.F. Cummings Philippine Expeditions, 1909-1911. F.C. Cole, Collector. | Notes: The Bukidnon are not essentially warriors but are sometimes forced by (over) | Width: | Length: Shaft 6' 9" | Height: | Price: Trade. | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 128284 | ENT | (603) | Acc. 1115 | L | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] [continued from Notes] necessity to take the field. Neither are they ardent hunters though game is plentiful in their country. Their weapons reflect their apathy in these matters and the arms of local manufacture are very poor and crude. The best weapons in the district come from the Lake Lanao Moros with whom a trade is kept up. The present specimen is doubtless of Moro make. Hunting for wild pigs is often done from horseback and the long shaft is then especially useful. Here the weapon is used more to thrust than throw. |
Catalog Number: 128284.nosub[1]
Description: spear
Materials: wood, metal; iron, metal; brass
Cultural Attribution: Bukidnon
Locality: Philippines, Mindanao Island, Mindanao, The Philippines
Accession Number: [1115] Fifth R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippines Islands - ethnology - Bukidon, Mandaya, Manobo, Negrito, and Bataan Bagobo Indians (Expedition)
Accession Year:
Other Numbers: 603
Continent: Asia
Country: Philippines
Province/State: Mindanao Island
Collector/Source: Fifth R.F. Cummings Ethnological Expedition to Philippines Islands - ethnology - Bukidnon, Mandaya, Manobo, Negrito, and Bataan Bagobo Indians, F.C. Cole : The Field Museum
IRN: 1029681
GUID: a417493c-87de-43f3-a211-f3e60bcbab3c