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Spear

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Physical description

A pigmented wooden spear with a cylindrical blunted shaft, and a barbed head hafted with adhesive. The barbs are carved out of solid, are opposed and in a single row. The head has bands of alternating solid colour, and the main shaft has bands of solid colour near the head. There is a cream label with scalloped edges which reads "'72".

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