Angoni Zulu 'nduku' club c257

length: 41"
head circumference: 7"
shaft: 38 1/2"
weight: 13.8 oz

General purpose Zulu club called a "nduku", from the migratory Angoni tribe, collected in the Ulundi 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.