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Type:Armament; Fishing/Trapping/Hunting
Place Made:Asia; Central Asia; India
Accession Number:  MH SK L.A.1.4
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
Museum Collection:  The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College

Two hunting spears from the north of India. Heads long, thin, and narrow, with three heavy ridges, long tapering points, scalloped in the middle and then tapering to the socket. Sharpened on both edges with double bevel. Long, thin, round shafts of a dark, hard, twisted wood. Presented by Mr. Lansing Hammond, who received them from the Prof. Boltwood Collection.
Weights: 8 ozs
Heads: 18 3/8" x 1 1/2" - 17 7/8" x 1 3/8"
Shafts: 38 3/8" x 13/32"

spears; weapons

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