Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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spearhead
  • Australian Aboriginal peoples
  • spearhead, late 1800s–1944
  • Where object was made: Kimberly District, Western Australia, Australia
  • wood, stone, gum resin, pigment
  • Object Length/Width: 31.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 12 3/8 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Karl F. Baldwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3735
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Description

The light colored stone spearhead is attached to a wooden rod with resin. There are small teeth on the stone edge. The resin is rubbed with brown pigment.