Sling

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Registration number
7135
Item name
Sling 
Category
Throwing
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Madang Province > Middle Ramu District > Bogea village, Ramu Valley
Map
Collector
Mr Dougherty 
Acquisition date
June 01, 1954 
Acquisition method
by Mr Dougherty 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Research notes

Old catalogue card: Donor states he saw a native using one of thse and that he impaled berry from one of the plam trees on to his spike, and threw this at a bird some distance away while still holding the stick - and hit the bird. Originally registered as a throwing stick.

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