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Marquesan war club u'u
Marquesan war club u'u
Marquesan war club u'u
Marquesan war club u'u
Marquesan war club u'u

U'u (Marquesan war club)

War clubs such as this one are called ‘u’u, and they were a Marquesan warrior’s most prized possession. They served as a weapon in close combat and as a mark of high status within society. Reserved for the warrior cast, the Marquesan u’u is one of the most famous and sought-after objects by collectors. This one was carved in oceanic rosewood on Nuku Hiva Island. Dimension: 117 cm

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