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E076964 Club detail

E076964 club, wood / pigment, central and south-east Queensland, Australia.

This wooden club is from Queensland, Australia. The club has been carved from a single piece of wood. It has a straight handle with a pointed base. Four vertical rows of spikes have been carved to form the head of the club.The head tapers to a point above the spikes. White pigment covers the surface of the spikes. Another band of white can be seen in the middle of the handle.The club was collected by Alexander Morrison in the late 19th or early 20th Century. It was acquired by the Australian Museum in 1979.

Emma Furno
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