Swazi war and hunting spear

length: 43"
spear head: 11 1/2"
head width: 1 1/2"
shaft: 31 1/2"
weight: 1 lb 5.8 oz

Dual purpose war and hunting spear from the Swazi tribe in Madlangampisi, Swaziland, in the time of Chief Mdvumba Magagula, sometime before 1950. Long leaf shaped iron head, braided fiber wrapping, smooth wood shaft. In great shape for a 60+ year old used fighting spear.

This spear was collected in southern Africa circa the mid 1900's, and is an authentic weapon made for use.