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spear thrower

spear thrower
Spear thrower. South Coast, New South Wales. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
 
Summary:
E078185 - 16/12/1982, spear thrower, , , New South Wales, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
spear thrower
Label:
This spearthrower is from the south coast of New South Wales, Australia. The spearthrower is carved from a single piece of wood. It increases in width towards the handle end then tapers to a point. At the opposite end, a peg at an acute angle has been carved. The spearthrower was collected by Alexander Morrison in the late 19th or early 20th Century and acquired by the Australian Museum in 1975.
Keywords:
hunting
fishing
Province/State:
New South Wales
Country:
Australia
Collection Area:
Australia
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
16/12/1982
Registration Number:
E078185
Associated Stories:
The Morrison Collection
Images
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Spear thrower. South Coast, New South Wales. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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E078185 - items, spear thrower, , , South Coast, New South Wales, Australia, 16/12/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms, Emma Furno
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E078185 - items, spear thrower, , , South Coast, New South Wales, Australia, 16/12/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms, Emma Furno
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E078185 - items, spear thrower, , , South Coast, New South Wales, Australia, 16/12/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms, Emma Furno
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E078185 - items, spear thrower, , , South Coast, New South Wales, Australia, 16/12/1982 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms, Emma Furno
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Wooden spear thrower from the south coast of New South Wales. Acquired in 1982. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown
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Spear thrower. South Coast, New South Wales. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Spear thrower. South Coast, New South Wales. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Spear thrower. South Coast, New South Wales. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Spear thrower. South Coast, New South Wales. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Spear thrower. South Coast, New South Wales. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher