TARUMBA CURRENCY, DRTC

 

TARUMBA 1
57" high
$200

 

TARUMBA 2
65.5" high
$250

 

TARUMBA 3
68.5" high
$250

 

TARUMBA 6
57" high
$200

 

TARUMBA 8
61.5" high
$250

TARUMBA 10
57.5" high
$200

TARUMBA
Currency
Spears 1-5

The objects below have been sold. They are left here for educational and reference purposes.

 

TARUMBA 4
SOLD

 

TARUMBA 5
SOLD

 

TARUMBA 9
SOLD

 

TARUMBA 7
SOLD

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 been vetted as authentic.

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