TARUMBA (TOPOKE) CURRENCY, DRC

These forms have been re-identified as from the Topoke people.

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TOPOKE
Currency
Spears 11-14
56" - 57" high
$200 each

TOPOKE
Currency
Spears 15 -18
56" - 57" high
$100 - $200 each

TOPOKE
Currency
Spears 19 - 22
56" - 57" high
$200 each


TOPOKE
Currency
Spears 23 - 26
56" - 57" high
$200 each

TOPOKE
Currency
Spears 27 - 30
56" - 57" high
$250 - 300 each

Photographs © Tim Hamill

TARUMBA, CURRENCY, DRC

Forms like these iron shaped "weapons" and blades were recognized and used by the Tarumba and Likele people as a bride price.

They are much too thin to have ever been intended as functional weapons and are not sharp.

These have all been vetted as authentic.

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