A fine and Historic Massive Knob Kerrie , with a silver shield on the shaft, with the following inscription. Recovered at Ulundi Zulu Land 1879. By J.N.Crealock. Ulundi was the last decisive Battle of the Anglo/ Zulu War. Colonel John North Crealock C.B, Was Lord Chelmsfords Assistant Military Secretary during the Zulu War, These large Weapons ( Native name I’Wisa ) , were carried as status Symbols by Chiefs & Kings, and used for Executions.
Diameter of Head 4.5 in, Full length 25in.
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