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Spear

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Physical description

A spear with a cylindrical blunted bamboo shaft, with plant material and adhesive binding and a length of brass wire at the proximal end. The spear has a wooden head, is hafted with adhesive, and tapers to a point. It has traces of pigment. There is a cream label with scalloped edges which reads "No / 70". The spear's shaft at the proximal end is damaged.

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