Throwing stick

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Registration number
1452
Item name
Throwing stick 
Category
Throwing
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Western Australia > Kimberley region > Forrest River
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
by Reverend Keith Coaldrake 
Dimensions
H: W: 60 mm L: 710 mm D: Circum:

Description

Throwing stick of medium brown wood of medium hardness. Curved.

Length is 75cm.

Research notes

Described as a fighting boomerang traded to the Forrest River area from the Northern Territory, name recorded as gooraburdoo [original catalogue card]

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