FMNH 28493.nosub[1]

  • 28493: throwing spear
    Photographer: Diane Alexander White : Field Museum of Natural History
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: throwing spear. [assegai] Knobkerry with a long iron blade of half-hollow cross section attached at the butt end and a large incised knob att the other end of the shaft. No shank. Brass wire binding. Wood shaft decorated along its length with brass wire and incised motifs.
Catalog Number: 28493.nosub[1]
Description: spear
Materials: metal; iron, wood, brass
Cultural Attribution: Zulu
Locality: Africa, South Africa
Accession Number: [1] E. Remenyi (Purchase)
Accession Year: 1893
Continent: Africa
Country: South Africa
Collector/Source: E. Remenyi, E. Remenyi
IRN: 1195291
GUID: c0062307-4b60-4d16-9e83-70bd141a3b53