Kotiate, Club

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Kotiate, Club
Description
Short striking weapon made from whalebone with a face carved on both sides. The eyes are pearl like and the bottom of the handle is carved and has a drilled hole for rope to be attached. The kotiate was a prized weapon and was favoured by chiefs when speech-making.
Measurements
320mm (length), 115mm (width), 22mm (depth)
Accession number
0058/19
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