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Australian Aboriginal (culture and style)
A: 85 cm
B: 61 cm
Spear (A): Stingray barb fighting spear composite shaft of wood and bamboo. Shaft is of red-brown wood. Barb attached by means of fiber and red-brown resin. Shaft attached by more fiber and resin to a hollow bamboo shaft. Shaft (B): Yellow brown wood. Would have been connected to the bamboo shaft of the spear.
Penny D. Aldrich "Yir Yoront: The Australian Collection"
Resin is cracking, some stingray barbs are broken
West Coast of Cape York Peninsula
Yir Yoront ethnographic collection
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