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Spearthrower

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Physical description

A wooden spearthrower with a broad, leaf shaped shaft. A wooden peg has been attached with sinew and adhesive at an angle to the shaft at the distal end . There is a handle at the proximal end. The anterior surface of the spearthrower is incised with a design of parallel lines outlined with dots. Adze marks are abvious on the posterior side of the spearthrower.

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