This spear consists of a long thin 5 foot long shaft topped by a metal spear head. The head is 8 inches in length, double bladed with a broad base. The blade tapers to a point about 2/3 the length up the blade giving it a broad tip. The assegai is designed to be thrown and not used as a melee weapon. The overall length is roughly 5’8” and the weight is about 4.4lbs.