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Spearthrower

1985.0060.0586

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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. There is a faceted knob at the proximal end, an elliptical body, and smoothed anterior and posterior surfaces. There are bands of black pigment in a transverse pattern on red ground.

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On display at the National Museum of Australia.

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