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club

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Af1949,16.1

  • Description

    Register 1949:
    Wooden knobbed club, probably from a tree root.

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 106.5 centimetres
    • Width: 8.9 centimetres
    • Depth: 9.5 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Register 1949:
    Wooden knobbed club, probably from a tree root.
    Stated to have been exhibited in the 1862 exhibition in London as "King Theodore's warclub".

    Probably N.Abyssinia.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    2011 6 Oct-2012 19 Feb, London, BM, Grayson Perry: The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1949

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Af1949,16.1

Register 1949:  Wooden knobbed club, probably from a tree root.

Register 1949: Wooden knobbed club, probably from a tree root.

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