Beautiful Antique Zulu Stabbing Spear (Iklwa), 1879 Zulu War battlefield area of Zulu Natal , South Africa . Acquired by previous owner from the Talana Museum, Dundee, Natal for his collection.
The spear blade measures approx 14.5 inches long by just over 1.5 inches wide and the blade retains all the original pitting and patina. The blade is bound to a wooden haft by a leather cow-tail, and the spear measures approx 40.5 inches in length overall from the tip of the blade to the base of the haft.
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