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Spearthrower

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Physical description

Wooden spearthrower in two parts, with a wooden peg attached with sinew at an acute angle. The spear has an elliptical body with a knob at the proximal end, attached with resin. On the anterior side are adze marks and incised with three bands of opposed chevrons with hatched infill; the convex posterior is adzed.

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