Stone-headed discoidal club. These war clubs were used throughout southern Papua New Guinea until the early 20th Century. They are part of a complex trade network between the quarries of Torres Strait Islands and the Papuan Gulf which has very little stone. Finer examples are decorated with a fine plume of red parrot feathers.
|Production country||Papua New Guinea|
|Collection class||Arms and armour|
|Production county||Papuan Gulf, PNG|
|Production year high||1974|