Image: Indigenous Leilira stone blades

Indigenous Leilira stone blades

These are five long stone blades with sharp edges, known by archaeologists as Leilira blades.  The colour of the blades ranges from cream to dark grey. They are between 15.2 cm and 20 cm in length.

They were collected in Arnhem Land between 1921 and 1948.

 

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