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Parahu

human history
  • Other Name

    War club (English)

  • Description

    Parahu. Long war club. Carved from ra'au (hardwood) into a long cylindrical shaft that tapers out to a spatulate head. The butt flares into a rounded shape, that is ovoid in section. Chipped along the edge of the head as well as a scratch on the butt. The omore is dark brown in colour and has a glossy patina.

  • Place
  • Accession Date
    1924
  • Other Id

    14494 (ethnology)

    C3 (Edge-Partington)

  • Department
club, 14494, C3, Photographed by Richard Ng, digital, 14 Dec… … Read more

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