Sepik Bone Dagger
Grear large example of a Sepik Bone dagger with deep carved traditional motifs
Object Type: Bone Dagger
Locality: Sepik Papua New Guinea
Material: Cassowary Leg Bone
Description: Good geniune bone daggers with deep carved motifs are increasingly hard to find. This one has lovely motifs and is bigger than most being 40cm long.
The pommel has been carved as an abstract Hornbill, a bird associated very strongly with head hunting and war fare.
Comes on a custom stand