Rare Angu (Kukukuku) Club, Papua New Guinea
length 42 3/4in (108.5cm)
the long wooden shaft with a circular, pierced, flat and smoothly ground stone disc adhered to one side.
Field collected prior to Australian control in 1912
De-accessioned from a private museum (collection number written on stone)
Private American Collection
Cf. "Stone Age technology in the 20th century: Pierced stone club heads on New Guinea", OAS Newsletter Vol. 16, No. 5, pp 8-9.
See notes to previous Lot.