Club head

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Registration number
1591
Item name
Club head 
Category
Hunting
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Western Highlands Province > Baiyer Mul District > Baiyer River, Central Highlands
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
by Mr W. A. MacGregor 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Research notes

Letter from Winterbotham to McCarthy, Jan 1952: This is a polished club head of an unusual type that was sent down to me from the Baiyer River, Central Highlands, New Guinea by Mr W MacGregor. It bears a ... ridge and grooves radiating from the centre on both sides, on the edge is a line separating the two sides. Mr Macgregor states that this is a prehistoric specimen about which the local natives have no knowledge.

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