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Marquesan swordfish rostrum spear
Marquesan swordfish rostrum spear
Marquesan swordfish rostrum spear

Swordfish rostrum - spear

Regular price $750.00 $0.00

Marquesan spear made out of cow bone and two swordfish rostrums. The rostrums are attached to the bone handle using a coconut sennet cordage. The spear is adorned with Tiki and peka - which is the most well-known Marquesan motif in the world. The Marquesans call it e peka enana - the Marquesan cross. (Prior to the era of missionaries - known as etua (divinity). 

Size: 85cm (spear length)

Made on Nuku Hiva Island.

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