Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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shaft of a spear
  • Oceania
  • shaft of a spear, early-mid 1900s
  • wood, metal, plant fiber
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 61 x 2 x 1 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 24 x 3/4 x 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0796

This is a narrow wooden shaft with a leaf-shaped metal point. The end opposite the point has a small metal piece inserted. The point is held in place with plant fiber wrapping. It is light brown.