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Spear

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Physical description

A cylindrical tapering wooden spear, with a bend at the proximal end. The spear features a double row of barbs, made from solid (form), pointing shaftwards. A line of barbs twists almost ninety degrees from the side to point upwards. The spear is pigmented, the head has bands of solid colour alternating both across and down the barbs, and the shaft features bands of brown yellow and white of solid colour.

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