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Spear Thrower (woomera)

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Artist Unknown (Aborigine)

Date

19th-20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Spear Thrower (woomera), Artist Unknown (Aborigine)
Spear Thrower (woomera): Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Wood
Size: 21 5/16 x 5 11/16 x 1/2 in. (54.13 x 14.45 x 1.27 cm)
Creation Place: Oceania, Australia
Culture: Aborigine, Oceania, Australia
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: Paddle-shaped object; small protrusion on widest end; decorated with incised hatched diagonal bands separated into three sections
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 99.48.2
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009