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Weapon - Spear

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Cylindrical tapering wood shaft, grooved. Head has double row barbs, out of solid, pointing shaftwards. Longitudinal incision through centre shaft below barbs. Adhesive below incision. Pigmented. Barbs have repeated dots and infilled circles. Centre shaft has cross-hatching and infilled circles. Transverse lines, cross-hatching and dots around incision. Main shaft transverse bands colour. From Melville Is.

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