- Registration number
- Item name
- Spear thrower
- Indigenous name
- Peter Carlton
- Associated cultural group
- Australia > Australia > Western Australia > Kimberley region > Turkey Creek
- Miss Margaret West
- Acquisition date
- January 01, 1976
- Acquisition method
- Museum field work by Miss Margaret West
- Raw material
- Wood, sinew, ochre, acrylic paint, spinifex resin, quartz
- H: W: 90 mm L: 650 mm D: 20 mm Circum:
Goose-neck form. Engraving and poker work on wood with ochres.
From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.
Collected by Margie West during the 1975/6 Kimberleys Expedition. Manufacture of this object can be seen in slides from 30238 to 30322.