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2006.44.3603 (RS161136)

Description

Heavy wooden pole club, or povai, with incised carvings on handle. From Fiji, Tonga or Samoa. This club would have been used in hand-to-hand combat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Location of origin
Pacific Island Group
Associated Building
Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Bludgeon
Descriptive terms
Club
clubs (weapons)
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
2006.44.3603
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
269737
Reference Notes
Vol. 66, No. 4

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