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Club (totokia)

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The Fijian archipelago is comprised of over 300 islands that span 850 kilometers of ocean. Combat amongst the Fijians was particularly prevalent and wars were a driving force behind the social and economic life of Fijian chiefdoms. War clubs were particularly privileged amongst the Fijians and...

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small white adhesive label at base of handle(illegible mostly): "1-10-XX"


By 1981, Hurst Gallery (Norman Hurst), Cambridge, MA; 1981, sold by Hurst Gallery to Geneviève McMillan, Cambridge, MA; gift of McMillan to MFA. (Accession Date: June 17, 2009)

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Gift of Geneviève McMillan in memory of Reba Stewart

Fiji, 20th century, 1950–2000

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Overall: 90 x 26 x 12 cm (35 7/16 x 10 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

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Africa and Oceania


Arms and armor