- Museum number
Long club (hoeroa) made of whalebone.
- Production date
Length: 171.50 centimetres
Width: 8.50 centimetres
Depth: 6.80 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- These clubs are close-quarters staff weapons made from either wood or whalebone and used for short, sharp strikes or stabbing thrusts.
See D.C. Starzecka, R. Neich, M. Pendergrast, The Maori Collections of the British Museum, London, The British Museum Press, 2010, pp. 80-81
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: 2714 (Original Beasley Collection Number)