41" length. Banded ringed grip with rounded terminal and V-shaped bolster to the tapered shaft. Rounded tip. Excellent glossy patina. Single age crack as usually encountered as there were made of unseasoned wood and polished with palm oil while heated in the lodge fire. The tribes of highland New Guinea were actively cannibalistic through the 1960s and are still to a lesser extent today. Contact with the white outside world is still very limited as a result. A fine example from a very obscure and violent culture.