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This saisai takes its shape from forked fishing spears.The four heads are bound to the central shaft with plaited coir cords (magimagi). Generally reserved for chiefs and priests, saisai were efficient hand-held weapons due to their broad span.
Fiji. Collected by A. von Hügel, 1875-77. Z 3963