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E076993 Club detail

E076993 club, wood / pigment, 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. Five vertical ridges with rows of spikes in between each ridge 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 head. The club was collected by Alexander Morrison in the late 19th or early 20th Century. It was acquired by the Australian Museum in 1981.

Emma Furno
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