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spearhead
  • Australian Aboriginal peoples
  • spearhead, late 1800s–1944
  • Where object was made: Western Australia, Australia
  • wood, sinew, carving
  • Object Length/Diameter: 45.5 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 17 7/8 x 9/16 in
  • Gift of Karl F. Baldwin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4033
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Description

The wooden spearhead has a wooden barb held on with sinew wrapping. The spearhead appears to be the pointed end of a long wooden shaft that has been cut off.