Collected in 1773 or 1777 by Captain James Cook. This is an early form of Tongan club (’akau tau) that was developed from the Fijian rootstock club.

Object Summary

Museum Number E1212
Simple Name club
Full Name bossed club
Common Name club
Production country Tonga
Material wood
Collection class Arms and armour
Collection continent Pacific
Collection area/region POLYN
Production continent Oceania
Production year low 1773
Production year high 1778
Function name weapon