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Boomerang

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Physical description

Symmetrical wooden boomerang featuring an ovoid (egg-shaped) cross-section. The posterior surface is incised with bands of dashes, the anterior surface is incised with a twisted string motif terminating at the centre and zig-zag line on either side, and there is a concentric square motif in the centre. The surface is burnished.

Physical description

On display at the National Museum of Australia.

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