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Registration number
772
Item name
Club 
Category
Fighting
Hunting
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Torres Strait Islands > Erub Island
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
May 12, 1949 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from G. F. Cook 
Dimensions
H: W: 25 mm L: 860 mm D: Circum:

Description

10 02 2011 - Long carved wooden handle with plaited plant fibre binding around the upper end above the club head. The club head is smooth carved stone in a disc-shape with a hole through the centre. There is a wooden peg through the top of the wooden shaft.

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.

Locality originally recorded as Darnley Island

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