University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object TitleTwo Spearheads in Water
Object Number:2003-26-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Australia
Northern Australia
Arnhem Land
Western Arnhem Land
Maker: Anchor Barbuwa Wurrkgidj
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Eucalyptus Bark
Pigment
Wood
Height: 61 cm
Width: 31 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. and Mrs. William E. Stephens, 2003

Description

Painting by Anchor Barbuwa Wurrkgidj of two stone spearheads soaking in a creek. On either side of the creek are rocks around the water hole where traditionally men go to make spears. Sticks lashed on with cord at each end.


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