Spear

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Registration number
450
Item name
Spear 
Category
Fighting
Throwing
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Western Australia > Kimberley region > Kunmunya Mission
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Miss Cullen 
Raw material
Quartzite
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Serrated spear point. Mounted on shaft with gum adhesive (4.7 cm x 2.5 cm). Shaft cut off 4.2 cm below adhesive; diameter 1.2 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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