Spear point

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Registration number
363
Item name
Spear point 
Category
Chopping/Cutting
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > Roper - McArthur region > Roper River
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Mission? 
Raw material
Quartzite
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Leiliera wrapped in tea tree bark, bound with fiber cord. Traces of gum adhesive on proximal end for 4 cm [Archaeological Collection Catalogue Card].

Research notes

The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.

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