Spear thrower

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Registration number
3385
Item name
Spear thrower 
Category
Throwing
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Not applicable > Central Australia
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Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1949 
Acquisition method
by Mrs Maiden 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

A wooden spearthrower consisting of a cylindrical piece of wood with a wooden barb affixed at one end. Overall it is 695mm long, and 75mm in circumference. The wooden barb has been affixed by lashing with string and then covering the join with spinifex resin.

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