TARUMBA CURRENCY 7, DRC

Photographs © Tim Hamill

TARUMBA
CURRENCY "SPEAR" 7
62.5" high
$225
SOLD

Forms like this iron shaped "weapon" or blade were recognized and used by the Tarumba and Likele people as a bride price.

This one is much too thin to have ever been intended as a functional weapon and is not sharp.

It has been vetted as authentic.

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