Spear

This spearthrower has a hardwood fore-shaft. The shaft is said to have been made from the flowering stalk of the grass tree, the ends bound with sinew or twisted fibres. The terminal is hollowed out for use with a spearthrower.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
E1127
Category
Ethnography
Collection Class
Arms and armour
Material
hardwoodsinew or fibre
Common Name
spear
Simple Name
spear
Production County
Southern Australia
Production Country
Australia

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spear