- Registration number
- Item name
- Fire stick
- Indigenous name
- Associated cultural group
- Australia > Australia > Queensland > Cape York region > Lockhart River
- Raw material
- Wood; abrus seed (Abrus precatorius); cane; beeswax; orchid vine
- H: 173 mm W: 55 mm L: D: Circum:
Two sticks of wood; light in colour; joined at the end with red and glue substance; inlaid with abrus seeds at one end into a rounded mound of beeswax.
From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.