Spearhead

Description
This Australian spearhead has a missing tip. This may have happened when it was being used to hunt animals. Originally this tool is likely to have been tied to a long wooden stick before being thrown at prey. The fragile tip may have snapped off when it hit the animal.
Accession Loan No.
108/2000/5/5
Simple Name
spearhead
Full Name
spearhead
Common Name
spearhead
Production Country
Australia
Material
ceramic
Collection Class
Arms and armour
Collection Contintent
Pacific
Production Area Region
Australia and New Zealand
Production Continent
Oceania
Family Group

Function Name
weapon
Dimensions
whole length 39 mm; whole W 24 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:46:04
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:43:05

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