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Spear

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A spear with a cylindrical two piece wooden shaft, hafted with sinew at the proximal end, and with a flattened lanceolate wooden head with a single wooden barb pointing shaftwards and hafted with sinew. There is a cream label with scalloped edges which reads "No/ 75". There are splits in the shaft, and the proximal end is loose and bound with tissue and adhesive tape.

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