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Spear Thrower

Date:
mid-19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Australia, Western Desert, Western Australia
Culture:
Western Desert
Medium:
Wood, spinifex resin, sinew, ocher
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/4 x W. 26 1/2 in. (13.3 x 67.3 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Implements
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1536
Not on view
The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA, until 1959; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1959, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1959–1978

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