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Weapon - Spear

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Cylindrical tapering wood shaft, truncated. Wood head, hafted with fibre string/adhesive binding; single row joined barbs, out of solid, pointing shaftwards. Pigmented. Head has transverse and diagonal lines colour in bands with cross-hatching. Shaft has transverse lines colour. 'Groote'. From Groote Eylandt.

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