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

Copyright Licence  

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