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Spear Thrower

Object Number:29-50-442
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Kamblinto
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Bamboo
Wood
Peel
Iconography:Parrot
Length: 84.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:461 - Other Number

Description

Bamboo. Wooden handle-butt, plain except for conical knob. Parrot type of javelin guide much conventionalized -- two tongues turned opposite ways in mouth.

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