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>>1879 Angami warrior
Subject: warrior
Culture: Angami Naga
Setting: tribal warfare, Nagaland / Northeast Frontier of British India 19-20thc
Object: spear

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* Royal Armouries Museum > Oriental Gallery
Indian, Assam, Naga, 19th century
This is typical of the long-hafted throwing spears used by the Nagas.  It is magnificently adorned with fringes of dyed human hair." ...