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Arrow. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
 
Summary:
E018426 - 3/8/1910, arrow, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
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Label:
One reed arrow with a carved wooden point, attached with a cotton band. The oval cross section of the point is carved with a geometric design, filled with remnants of white ochre. It is said to be used in warfare and is called "opop" and "le op" by the Meriam people. It is from the old 1910 collection; collected by C.M. Lewis in 1836. (139x1.8cm)
Place:
Mer (Murray Islands)
Region:
Torres Strait
Province/State:
Queensland
Country:
Australia
Collection Area:
Australia
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
03/08/1910
Registration Number:
E018426
Associated Stories:
Phillip Parker King (1791-1856)
Foundation of Anthropology Collections
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Arrow. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Arrow. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Arrow. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Arrow. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Arrow. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
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Arrow. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony