Image: E078173 Boomerang detail

E078173 Boomerang detail

E078173 boomerang, wood, western New South Wales, Australia.

This boomerang is from western New South Wales, Australia. The wooden boomerang is crescent shaped and tapers to a point at either end. One surface of the boomerang is flat while the other is convex or curves outwards. A repeated geometric design has been carved into both surfaces of the boomerang The boomerang was collected by Alexander Morrison in the late 19th or early 20th Century. It was acquired by the Australian Museum in 1982.

Emma Furno
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