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Spear

1985.0060.0414

Object information

What

Type

Collection

Dimensions

L 3600mm x Dia 30mm

Material

Physical Description

A cylindrical tapering wooden spear, with a single row of barbs, made from solid (form), pointing shaftwards. A row of twelve bosses are on the shaft below the barbs. The spear is pigmented, with alternate bands of solid brown and white colour. 'BATHURST IS' is handwritten in black in on the shaft.

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