Spear

Zulu people, South Africa, Southern Africa, Africa

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collected before 1885

Steel, wood, and rawhide

Overall: 35 7/16 x 1 5/16 in. (90 x 3.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Rev. Josiah Tyler

13.25.872

Geography/Culture

Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa

Period

19th century

Object Name

Armament: Edged

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

THEA 23, AAAS 54, Topics in African Theater and Performance, Laura Edmondson, Winter 2015

COLT 73.4, Violence, Ayo Coly, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

The Art of Weapons: Selections from the African Collection, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 26, 2014 -March 13, 2016.

Publication History

Ugochukwu C. Nzewi, The Art of Weapons, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2014, checklist no. 1

Provenance

Collected by Reverend Josiah Tyler (1823-1895), D. D., Missionary to the American Board, Natal, South Africa; given to present collection, 1885.

Old Number

Red # 13.309

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