Arrowhead

Description
This is a very fine example of an Australian arrowhead made out of glass. This material was used as an alternative to stone for making weapons and tools. The fine shaping was done by applying pressure to the edges of the glass to force small flakes of glass off the surface.
Accession Loan No.
109/2000/3
Simple Name
spearhead
Full Name
spearhead
Common Name
arrowhead
Production Country
Australia
Material
glass
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 20 mm; whole W 16 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:46:04
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:43:05

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