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Spear

1985.0060.0413

Object information

What

Type

Collection

Dimensions

L 3640mm x Dia 25mm

Material

Physical Description

A spear with a cylindrical tapering wooden shaft., with a single row of barbs, made from solid (form), pointing shaftwards. A row of 12 bosses is on the shaft below the barbs. The spear is pigmented, with alternate bands of solid white, brown, and yellow colour.

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