Shield

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Registration number
11026
Item name
Shield 
Category
Shield
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Eastern region
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
October 26, 1967 
Acquisition method
Bequest from Father Leo Hayes 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

A large broad shield of light-wood. No apparent engraving. The face is painted black, leaving both terminal ends plain. The surface has possible combat caused grooving. The surface of the back is smooth and flat. The entire surface covered by very small platters of white paint.

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