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Spear Thrower (uncertain)

Object Number:CG94-3-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Australia (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Plant Fiber
Peel
Bone (uncertain)
Length: 34 cm
Width: 3.3 cm

Description

Wooden shaft with bone (?) spur inserted into one split end and secured with black peel (7 cm.) and light colored fiber string. One loop of peel broken off - some missing? Other end of shaft cut away to form flat point. Traces of glue (?) and former binding (?). Originally longer?

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