Knobkerrie Club (H) - Zulu People, South Africa - Sold
Knobkerrie Club (H) - Zulu People, South Africa - Sold
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Knobkerrie Club (H) - Zulu People, South Africa - Sold

A Knobkerrie is a strong, short wooden club with a heavy rounded knob or head on one end, traditionally used by Southern African tribes including the Zulu, as a weapon in warfare. The word Knobkerrie derives from the Dutch knop (knob), and the Bushman and Hottentot kerrie (stick).The weapon is employed at close quarters, or as a throwing club. The knobkerrie was emblematic of the Zulu people. A man always carried one, a custom which has not yet disappeared in rural areas. Made of heavy wood, it was an effective weapon, so long as guns were not present!

Height:22" x Width:2" x Depth: 2 7/8" on a 4" square base. Height on base is 23 1/2"

Knobkerrie Club (H) - Zulu People, South Africa
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