Bari spear

Bari spear

Accession Number:
[Southern Sudan] Bahr el Jebel Gondokoro
Cultural Group:
Date Made:
By 1903
Iron Metal
Other Owners:
William Leonard Stevenson Loat
Field Collector:
?William Leonard Stevenson Loat
PRM Source:
William Leonard Stevenson Loat
Donated February 1903
Collected Date:
By 1903
Spear with iron blade.

Collected at Gondokoro, while it was still part of Uganda, probably by the object's donor, William Leonard Stevenson Loat, as he is known to have worked around Gondokoro during or before 1902 (see Boulenger, G.A., 1902, “List of the fishes collected by Mr. W.L.S. Loat at Gondokoro”,
Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 7) 10(38) , pp 260-264).

Rachael Sparks 30/9/2005.

Primary Documentation:
Accession Book Entry [III, p. 103] - 1903 [pencil insert] 2 [end insert] W.L.S. LOAT Esq. Cumnor, Berks . Feb. [pencil insert] 7-8 [end insert] - [One of] 2 Bari spears, iron bladed, ib[idem] [Gondokoro, Uganda Prov.].

Card Catalogue Entry - There is no further information on the tribes catalogue card [RTS 12/2/2004].

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