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Spear

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A cylindrical tapering wooden grooved spear, with a single row of barbs, made from solid (form), pointing shaftwards. A plant fibre string/adhesive binding is below the barbs. The spear is pigmented, with alternating bands of solid orange and white colour. There is a bend in the shaft at the proximal end. ''BATHURST IS.' is handwritten in balck ink on the shaft.

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