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Barbed Arrow / Spear / Weapon, Handcarved from the Nimo Tribe, Arian River, Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea

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Detail:  This spear / arrow was used to hunt human enemies . . . enemies who might have stolen livestock or crops from another.  Used infrequently but ONLY for the purpose of killing a person.  The head of the arrow is about 14” long and an inch… Continue reading

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