New Guinea War clubs, in general, are less refined than Polynesian War clubs and made from a variety of hardwoods. Not all New Guinea War clubs were for fighting many had magical and ceremonial uses. The design on a New Guinea war club is often the abstract representation of a spirit that inhabits the club. Unlike other South Pacific Islands, the main offensive weapon in New Guinea was often the bow and arrow or spear with shields.
Clubs were for skirmish warfare in close quarters and ambush tactics. Often the club was for finishing off a victim after injury by arrow or sling stone. This War Club would be an excellent addition to your home and collection Late 20th-Century Rare and hard to find. 19 1/4 Inches Tall 9.5 Inches Wide 2 Thick Handle AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE.YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING BACARA. The item "Papua New Guinea War Club Weapon Wuvulu Island" is in sale since Monday, May 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "bacara-online" and is located in Overland Park, Kansas.
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