Thread: Masai? Spear
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Old 22nd August 2021, 08:32 AM   #3
colin henshaw
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The top spear is a good old example, congratulations. The lower one is much later, mid-late 20th century. As Tim mentioned ... this pattern of spear was used in the historic period by several different tribal groups in what is now Kenya and Tanzania. I have read that the Masai themselves did not practice iron working... this was done by a specialist subservient group.
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