Knife

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Registration number
7262
Item name
Knife 
Category
Chopping/Cutting
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > Alice Springs region > Palm Valley
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Collector
Mr and Mrs R. Rose 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1954 
Acquisition method
by Mr and Mrs R. Rose 
Raw material
Chert
Dimensions
H: W: 25 mm L: 40 mm D: Circum:

Description

Backed blade. Uniface flake with retouch. Outer surface cortex. Bimarginal at distal end [Archaeological Collection Catalogue Card].

Research notes

The donor recorded this as "a discarded spear head, picked up in Palm Valley, Central Australia" [R. Rose. n.d. Item list in source file]

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