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: Ea8559

: Ethnography

: club

: Weapon

: Totokia

: 'Pineapple head' club, also known as a "Totokia" or battle hammer. Incised decoration. Clubs of this type were used to drive a hole into an enemy's skull. Used by the warrior class set up to protect the chief and their lands from widespread warfare.

On Display at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Curiosity

: Breton Collection

: Fiji, Oceania / Melanesia, Pacific

: Fiji, Oceania / Melanesia, Pacific

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: Breton, Miss Adela Catherine

: Breton, Colonel H. d'Arch

: Fiji, Oceania / Melanesia, Pacific

: 1923

: Given by Colonel Breton, 1923.