Spear thrower

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Registration number
22928
Item name
Spear thrower 
Category
Throwing
 
Indigenous name
nanthi tunpith 
Maker
Ngunbe: Charlie Rock  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > Darwin-Daly region > Port Keats
Map
Collector
Miss Jeannie Devitt 
Acquisition date
January 17, 1978 
Acquisition method
Purchased from Miss Jeannie Devitt 
Raw material
wood, ochres, resin, string
Dimensions
H: W: 50 mm L: 990 mm D: 20 mm Circum:

Description

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.

See spear 22914.

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