Jawbone Club: Weapons like this were made from either a sharpened buffalo, elk, or horse jawbone. They were used more when close combat was common, but they, along with many other weapons, fell out of favor when guns and metal weapons were introduced to the Americas.
|Sioux 990 Fort Yates, North Dakota|
|jawbone fur 151 rawhide 1018 wood 4438 handle 322 horse 292|
|war club 69|
|L: 26.25 in, width: 6.5 in|
|Utensils and implements - Fighting. War club - wood handle covered with rawhide and fur. Horses jawbone with teeth, stained red.|