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Spear

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Physical description

A spear with a cylindrical, two piece wooden shaft, a flattened, pointed lanceolate wood head hafted with sinew and adhesive, and binding near the proximal end. The head has a single wood barb hafted with sinew, which is pointing shaftwards. There is a cream label with scalloped edges which reads "No / 75". The spear is in two pieces and the midsection is missing.

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