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 .
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Big Nambas
- Region/ country
- Malekula, Vanuatu
- 1st half 20th century
- Excellent condition, barely used with minimal signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 41×7×7 cm