Zulu 'Iklwa' stabbing spear

length: 53"
spear head: 22 1/2"
head width: 2"
shaft: 30 1/2"
weight: 2 lbs 2.4 oz

Magnificent example of the Zulu "Iklwa" stabbing spear, made infamous in the wars against the British and subsequent Michael Caine movies. Behind the shield, overhand and through the lungs preferred. This iklwa is from the Shangaan tribe in the Canicado region of Mozambique.