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Spearhead: TEMP-AA-ARMOURWITHOUTNUMBERS13

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Leaf shaped blade with a low medial ridge made in one with a long round-section socket open at one side, with a single hole for a nail at the end. Roughly worked with visible hammer marks, black from the hammer except on the socket, ridge and edges where is has been cleaned bright.

Notes

History note: No provenance

Measurements and weight

Length: 492 mm
Weight: 470 g

Dating

19th Century, Late#
1850 CE - 1899 CE

Note

If this is a Zulu weapon it will likely be from South Africa, but could also be from Zimbabwe, Zambia or Mozambique.

Components of the work

Blade Length 275 mm Width 62 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: TEMP-AA-ARMOURWITHOUTNUMBERS13
Primary reference Number: 162546
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 12 December 2012 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Spearhead" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/162546 Accessed: 2024-04-19 04:33:08

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/162546 |title=Spearhead |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-04-19 04:33:08|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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