Zulu 'nduku' club

length: 38"
head circumference: 8"
shaft: 36"
weight: 12.6 oz

General purpose Zulu club called a "nduku", from the Msinga region of 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. Long one-piece weapon - root knot and trunk of a small hardwood tree.