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Spear

2006.44.3606 (RS160354)

Description

Short wooden spear, or ihe laumake, from Hawaii, with a carved barb of tapering tiers at one end. The spear would have been used in combat for thrusting or throwing.

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 -- Edged
Descriptive terms
Spear
spears (weapons)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
1 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3606
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitible Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
269740

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