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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Cannibal fork made of wood.

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Curator's comments

    See AOA Archive - letter Lord Stamfordham/Sir Frederic Kenyon, 23 June 1920:
    '...It is probably one of the last forks actually used in eating human flesh by the Cannibals of Fiji. It was given by the dethroned King Thakombau of Fiji to Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales at Levuka on September 5th., 1881...'


  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number


Cannibal fork made of wood.



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