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Native NameKurdaitcha
Object Number:P1888A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Australia
South Australia
Date Made: Before 1907
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1907
Length: 22 cm
Width: 14.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of J. T. Huston, 1907
Other Number:37 - Other Number


One of a pair of shoes worn by a ritual killer (also called Kurdaitcha) when hunting a victim, who is killed using a "pointing bone." Such shoes were said to leave no tracks. (Catalogue card: "Cooditcha. To disguise tracks of avenger.")

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