Spear thrower

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
40603
Item name
Spear thrower 
Category
Throwing
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Mr Neville Niypula McArthur  
Associated cultural group
Ngaanyatjarra language 
Place
Australia > Australia > Western Australia > Western Deserts region > Warburton Ranges
Map
Collector
Warakurna Artists 
Acquisition date
June 01, 2012 
Acquisition method
Purchased from Raft Artspace 
Raw material
wood, acrylic paint
Dimensions
H: 720 mm W: 95 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Research notes

Title: Miru with Marlu Tjukurrpa, 2010.

This miru (spear thrower) was made by Mr McArthur. He has painted the Marlu Tjukurrpa (pukun kura) rockhole near Yupulparr ngura. This is a dangerous story and nothing more can be said [text copyright Warakurna Artists].

© Neville Niypula McArthur, courtesy of Warakurna Artists.

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