Throwing club Z 3071

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Throwing club, iUla drisia
Inlaid with pieces of whale ivory and possibly a human tooth. The base of the head is inlaid with tiny white glass beads. The shaft is imprinted with notches and circular burnt marks, possibly commemorating the time elapsed after a death.
Fiji. Collected by Capt. L. Knollys, c.1876. Acquired by A. von Hügel from W. D. Webster,1902. Z 3071

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