Spearhead - Wood - Big Nambas - Malekula, Vanuatu

Description
Spearhead - Wood - Big Nambas - Malekula, Vanuatu
1st half 20th century - Excellent condition, barely used with minimal signs of wear

Janus head spearhead from Malekula Island, Vanuatu .
This spearhead was used by Big Nambas tribe during the grade-taking ceremony .and specifically for pig sacrifices .
The ovoid faces represent the original ancestor of the big Nambas .

Lot details
Object
Spearhead
Ethnic group/ culture
Big Nambas
Region/ country
Malekula, Vanuatu
Material
Wood
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Excellent condition, barely used with minimal signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
41×7×7 cm
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