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Spear

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Object Number:29-89-282
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Admiralty Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Obsidian
Bamboo
Gum
Glass
Seeds
Length: 217 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Captain D. Lenz, 1917

Description

With obsidian point. Compare, for the general type of mounting and foreshaft ornament, Parkinson, Dreissig Jahre... p. 354 and fig. 61, third spear from right. The second division of the ornament on the foreshaft itself has the form of a crocodile's head with truncated snout. With 29-89-282 to 29-89-284 compare the spears P 3442- P 3454.

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Weapons and Defense (27 Oct 1951 - 06 Jan 1952) View Objects in Exhibition

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