- Registration number
- Item name
- Modified tree
- Indigenous name
- Associated cultural group
- Australia > Australia > New South Wales > Darling River > Warra
- Acquisition date
- January 01, 1949
- Acquisition method
- Donated by Miss D. O'Neill
- Raw material
- H: 1100 mm W: 490 mm L: D: 200 mm Circum:
Part of a tree truck, cut vertically; two irregular shaped holes near the top and at the bottom; old label pinned at the top: HOLES CARVED WITH STONE AXES SECURE 'SUGAR BAGS'.
These are all portions of tree trunks showing the opening cuts by the aborigines with axes in their search for food, both sugar bag (honey) and possums [O'Neill source file].
From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'written on the body' curated by Judy Watson and Diana Young, March - August 2014.