But were in use by Northern Plains tribes, such as the. Alongside other indigenous weapons excelling in blunt force trauma injuriessuch as the ball-head clubs and stone-head.The spiked club has a significant presence in tribal warfare across several different American Indian nations. War clubs were usually made of straight grain hardwoods like maple, ash, oak, hickory or.
(depending on the region of its use), and weighed from two to three pounds. With swinging force focused onto the small striking edges of the club, the spiked club could hit with remarkable power.The lethality of the club was increased by the addition of spikes, short spear points or one or more blades. Blades could be flint, horn, or iron. The introduction of forged iron and steel knives from European settlers to American Indian tribes across the United States may have contributed to the popularity of the Native American war club. For example, an excavated Plains Indian hand carved wood war club, from the late 19th century, was found set with three butcher knife blades marked Lamson and Goodnow Mfg. Native American war clubs were often embellished with brass tacks and the wood was carved with geometric or representational designs. The item "ANTIQUE EARLY ORIGINAL AUTHENTIC NATIVE AMERICAN WAR CLUB 1850S" is in sale since Saturday, October 13, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Native American". The seller is "visualstudies" and is located in San Francisco, California.
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