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Spear

2006.44.3608 (RS161202)

Description

Hawaiian long spear, or ihe laumake. Wooden spear has a head consisting of five triple-barbed tiers and a slender, uncarved shaft. The surface is polished. The spear would have been thrust or thrown.

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)
Accession Number
2006.44.3608
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
269742

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