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Catalog Number C09.508.2
Title Spear from Nias
Object Name Spear
Description Spear with long cylindrical wooden shaft bound near head with strips of braided rattan; iron head fitted over shaft; triangular point with central rib, curved crosspieces.
Year Range from 1780
Year Range to 1800
Artist Unknown
Dimensions L-69.375 inches
Material Iron, probably nibong wood
Place of Origin Island of Nias, off the west coast of Sumatra
Provenance See C09.508.1
People Burroughs, Charles, 1787-1868
Burroughs, Henry, b.1783
Subjects Nias
Indonesia
Indian Ocean
Weapons
Warfare