Throwing stick

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Registration number
2693
Item name
Throwing stick 
Category
Throwing
Model/Game
 
Indigenous name
kookera 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Lake Eyre drainage region > Cooper Creek
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1953 
Acquisition method
by Mrs Duncan-Kemp 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Carved from gidgee wood (Acacia sp.)

Research notes

Used by children to throw across flat ground and race after them. Donor notes it was made by old man.

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