Papua spear

Categories: Art and Culture, Papua Island, West papua

Tombak Asmat Papua

One of the traditional weapons of the tribe that exist in Papua and West Papua is spear. This spear are made of natural materials such as wood and stone. Each tribe has a different spear shape, there is also variety of having 1 or two spear point. The spear in the picture is an example of spear used by Asmat tribe. Some of the tribes people now still lives the way they ancestors were centuries ago.

 

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