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Object Number:P1841
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Deira
Provenience: Australia
South Australia
Date Made: Before 1907
Early Date: 1880
Late Date: 1907
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bone
Gum
Length: 14.5 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of J. T. Huston, 1907
Other Number:43 - Other Number

Description

Pointed bone, end away from point coated with gum. "Pointing stick," used by ritual executioner. (Catalogue card: MAGIC BONE / To kill by conjuration.")


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