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kinona (club)
  • Iyo'wujwa Chorote speaking peoples
  • kinona (club), late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Diameter: 74.5 x 4.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 29 5/16 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5341

The relatively short digging stick is round in cross section. One end is pointed, the other end is blunted, and there is a groove near the end.

It was used to kill pigs.