King plate

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
8250
Item name
King plate 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Murray Darling basin region > Undullah
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1962 
Acquisition method
by P. Thomas 
Dimensions
H: W: 120 mm L: 250 mm D: 30 mm Circum:

Description

Bronze kingplate with the inscription “King John of Undullah”. The inscription also includes a picture of a kangaroo, an emu, a shield, some sticks and arrows.

Research notes

Found in yard of scrap metal merchant.

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