Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • unknown Maasai maker
  • spear, late 1800s
  • wood, iron, carving
  • Object Length/Diameter: 173.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 68 5/16 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Kansas Bible Chair
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7201

The spear has a straight brown shaft and a knob at one end. The metal point is rod shaped, and fits over the end of the shaft.