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A fine African spear
Kuba tribes Zaire
Democratic Republic
of the Congo

A fine African spear Kuba tribes Zaire Democratic Republic of the Congo www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A fine old spear from the Congo regions of Africa.

This example measures 156cms long from end to end.
The spearhead is 34cms long and 6cms wide.
It's surfaces are decorated both sides and the edges are sharp.
The spearhead sits atop a dark timber shaft that is bound in iron in seven sections. The upper end of the shaft is bound in plaited cord.
The butt spike it 41cms long, quite thick and heavy with the spike being faceted.

A fine example of the type associated with the Kuba tribes of the region.