ZULU COMMUNAL SPOON
Third quarter of the 19th century. During some phases of training and before battle, Zulu warriors were cloistered, separated from family and community, during which time activities intended to bond them to each other were practiced. Communal smoking, snuff sharing and food sharing were among them This spoon served the group for the last. 21 3/8" length and carved with scorch decorated relief bands, as found on Zulu headrests.