Throwing stick

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
3232
Item name
Throwing stick 
Category
Throwing
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Not applicable > Central Australia
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Collector
 
Acquisition date
November 01, 1949 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mr Gordon Sweeney 
Raw material
wood, ochre
Dimensions
H: 19 mm W: 637 mm L: D: 12 mm Circum:

Description

Carved wood throwing stick; hooked at the distal end; ochred. Registration number 3232 marked with pen and tag.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'written on the body' curated by Judy Watson and Diana Young, March - August 2014.

Items 3001 to 3324 were the Anthropological Society of Queensland Collection which was donated at the foundation of the Anthropology Museum in 1949.

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