Zulu war club

length: 27 1/2"
head circumference: 12 3/4"
shaft: 24"
weight: 2 lbs 6.6 oz

Zulu war club from Msinga, South Africa. This type of weapon is usually referred to as a "knobkerrie", but that nomenclature was imposed by the Dutch south Afrikaans and is not a native term. Impressively heavy and solid club with a thick head and braided brass and copper wire decorations.