Spear

Collection Type

  • Cultural artifacts

GUSN

GUSN-269740

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

Descriptive Terms

spears (weapons)
wood (plant material)
Spear

Associated Building

Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

E47,139?

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Pacific Island Group

Object Type

Armament -- Edged

Dimensions

1 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitible Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3606