Pisega, Reproduction of Dueling or War Club


Thumbnail of Pisega, Reproduction of Dueling or War Club (2000.01.0017)

Detailed Images

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Pisega, Reproduction of Dueling or War Club   (2000.01.0017)
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Armaments
  4. :
  5. Percussive Weapons
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 05/01/1964
Culture Yap, Yapese, Micronesian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 124 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 3.2 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 140 g
Measuring Remarks Second dimension is the thickness of the pole.
Materials Plant--Balsa, Plant--Wood,
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A

1 --LOA Quantity Field


Alkire, William H. Lamotrek Atoll and Inter-island Socioeconomic Ties. Illinois Studies in Anthropology, No. 5. University of Illinois Press: Urbana, 1965. Kramer, Augustin. Ergebnisse der Sudsee Expedition 1908-1910. (ed.) G. Thilenius. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co., 1937.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication William H. Alkire Collection, Transfer from Department of Anthropology, UIUC
Reproduction Yes
Reproduction Information N/A

Share What You Know!

The Spurlock Museum actively seeks opportunities to improve what we know and record about our collections. If you have knowledge about this object, please get in touch with our Registration staff by using the form below. Please note that we cannot give appraisals, provide any information related to value, or authenticate artifacts.

Please enter your first name.
Please enter your last name.
Please enter a valid email address.
Please enter comments you would like to share about the artifact.

All fields are required.