Spear Head

A barbed spear head. It consists of an iron tapering blade with small barbs running along its length. The barbs change direction half way up the blade. There are traces of earth, fibre, and white pigment, between the barbs. The shaft is missing.

Further Information

  • Type: Weapons, armour
  • Object: Spear Head
  • Materials: Metal
  • Culture Group: Mende
  • Dimensions: 374mm [L] x 17mm x 17mm
  • Production Date: Pre 1960
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Guy Massie-Taylor (Collector)
  • Museum: Glasgow Museums
  • Accession Number: GLAMG:A.1985.13.bt

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