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carving
H119- Carved bone piece and two polished kauri gum beads. Used to decorate a spear thrower. New Caledonia 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Paul Ovenden
 
Summary:
H000119-001 - 28/8/1894, carving, Balade, North east coast, La Grande Terre, New Caledonia, Pacific
Item Name:
carving
Label:
Carved bone piece and two polished kauri gum beads. Used to decorate a spear thrower. Collected from New Caledonia in 1774 during Cook's second voyage to the Pacific.
Keywords:
amulet
warfare
Place:
Balade
Region:
North east coast
Province/State:
La Grande Terre
Country:
New Caledonia
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
28/08/1894
Registration Number:
H000119-001
Associated Stories:
Cook Collection - New Caledonia
Cook collection - history of acquisition
Captain James Cook's Pacific Voyages
Cook's Pacific Voyages - Trade and Exchange
James Cook - Early Life
Endeavour's Destinations 1769-1770