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Spear Thrower

Date:
mid to late 19th century
Geography:
Australia, Cape York, Queensland
Culture:
Aurukun
Medium:
Wood, shell, resin, paint
Dimensions:
H. 35 1/8 x W.3 1/2 x D. 7/8 in. (89.2 x 8.9 x 2.2 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Implements
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1665
Not on view
Lillian Schoedler, New York, until 1962; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1962, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1962–1978

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