Parque Nacional del Este, Dominican Republic
Macana War Club
Design: Large wooden club with bulbous end
tapering into a sword shaped handle.
Size: Approximately 79cm long
Wood Type: Pending
C-14 Date: cal Ad 1315 to 1345, cal AD 1390 to
Collection Date: July 1997
Comments: Bulbous end shows signs of being
worked with a chisel-like object. Las Casas described similar large, palm
wood clubs called macana.
Significant Artifact Interpretation
Last updated: 19 January 1998
Comments: Underwater Science Program
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