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Spearthrower

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Physical description

Wooden spearthrower, in three parts elliptical and concave with a wooden peg attached to the distal end with sinew and adhesive, the proximal end enlarged with a knob of resin with a stone adze flake covered in fibre and resin, and an incised spiral motif overa all on the posterior surface.

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