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Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0366   CAS 1984-0008-0366; Club
Category Weaponry
Object Name Club
Culture Melanesian: ni-Vanuatu
Global Region Oceania
Country Vanuatu (New Hebrides)
State/Prov./Dist. Malampa
Other Geographic Data Ambrym (?)
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1920s
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Wood
Description Club carved from single piece of wood; heavy cylindrical shaft terminates at proximal end in expanded, domed cap; Opposite (distal) end is carved with 4 small egg-shaped projections around side, surmounted by a larger, domed cap.
Dimensions (cm) Max Diam = 7.9, Length = 81.5