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Taiaha; Unknown; 1298

Taiaha, Unknown, 1298
Name/Title
Taiaha
About this object
A fine example of a taiaha, special treasures passed down from generation to generation. The tongue represents oratory skills, the eyes alert and feathers may adorn the head to distract opponents. A traditional hand held, close combat weapon carved in the form of an ancestor.
Maker
Unknown
Object Type
Taiaha
Object number
1298

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