Bakuba Spears


Kenya National Archives

Kenya National Archives
Nairobi, Kenya

Bakuba spears were exceptionally graceful in design, some being used only for ceremonial purposes. Some spear blades were not used for weapons at all but were a form of currency used in trade.


  • Title: Bakuba Spears
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 1860/1940
  • Location: DRC
  • Type: Spear
  • Rights: Kenya National Archives

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