Anṣār (الأنصار) spear

Item

Title

Anṣār (الأنصار) spear
spear

Creator

Creator Unrecorded

Subject

Sudan; weaponry; trophies; campaign mementoes; Mahdi; spear; ethnography; World Cultures; bladed weapon
Edged Weapons

Description

Anṣār (الأنصار) spear with large metal spearhead with a wooden handle which has been varnished. The handle has three holes drilled into it for previous display. The blade also has hatching decoration on the collar. The spearhead has a round sticker on the side which says "left". [FHM 25/09/2019]

Publisher

Making African Connections

Format

Length 2310mm; Width 73mm

Identifier

5001.9.1.2
ES91

Source

Royal Engineers Museum

Rights

© Royal Engineers Museum