Image: Aboriginal spinning top, Cape York, Queensland

Aboriginal spinning top, Cape York, Queensland

This is an Aborigianl spinning top with a stick handle made from a rainforest hardwood The gourd is 6.96 cm in diameter and the total length of the spinning top is 21.5 cm. It was collected from Cairns in northern Queensland in 1900. E013804

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Australian Museum Photography Unit
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