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Club

A knobkerry (pron.no-ker-ree) was a traditional wooden club used in the hunting of animals or as a weapon in war. Its length is 775mm....

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Club

A wood club carved with an abstract design. Its length is 743mm....

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Club

A knobkerrie (club) with a trefoil head design. Its length is 635mm....

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Club

A wood staff with its head carved in the form of a ‘maned’ face. The country of origin is unknown but the donor Dr. W.E. Glover acquired items from Cameroon,...

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Club

“The father of the donor, W. Grant, was a missionary at Sekubu, northern part of Basutoloand, near the Orange Free State border, before and during the Boer War. All this...

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Club

Up until the 19th century, Indian nations in former British Guiana used clubs for warfare and as items of ceremonial regalia. They are made from a hardwood (likely Brosimum sp.),...

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Macehead

This perforated South African club head dates to between 2,000 and 4,000 years ago. The tool is made out of greenstone and it would have been a task of great...

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Ceremonial club

Oversized bowai, a ceremonial club. Bowai are tapering two handed clubs which were very popular on Fiji. The oversized versions have no practical use, and must instead have fulfilled some...

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Parrying club

This is one of a small group of items that were donated by WR Hayman in October 1868. It relates to the first tour of Australian Aboriginal cricketers in...

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