Rare Early Shaka Zulu Period Iklwa / Stabbing Spear - Broad Leaf - Tribal
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Rare Early Shaka Zulu Period Iklwa / Stabbing Spear - Broad Leaf - Tribal :
This is a stunning, early Shaka Zulu period Iklwa stabbing spear with a broad leaf point and an iron core underneath the hide binding, structured with wooden slats underneath. The wrought iron ring is still present for hangling on belt or shield ? This item is probably for a significant / important warrior in th tribe.
A fine original period item worthy of research.
In un restored condition.
Spear measures approx. 860mm in overall length.
Head / point measures approx. 410 mm and 65mm at widest.
Grip measures approx. 450 mm in overall length.
Iron ring measures 60mm in diameter.
Fine addition to any zulu / tribalcollection.
Any questions please feel free to ask.