Knife

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Registration number
364
Item name
Knife 
Category
Chopping/Cutting
Currency/Trade
 
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

Unifacial knife flake (Leilira). Base covered in black resin. 195 mm (L) x 41 mm (W) [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.

Bears writing on reverse of blade: "ROPER RIVER".

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