Shield

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Registration number
4574
Item name
Shield 
Category
Shield
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
Duejo 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Eastern region > Carnarvon Range
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
by Dr A. Fox 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

A medium sized shield of hard-wood. The face has been engraved with four lines that define an “hourglass” shape, the vertical half of a Maltese Cross. The surface areas of all sectors are smooth and polished. The “cross” sector is coloured red. The surface of the back of the shield is flat and smooth with neither engraving nor decoration.

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