Image: Spear E047399-008 (back)

Spear E047399-008 (back)

This miniature wooden spear is from the Peak Hill region of Central West New South Wales. It is carved from a single piece of wood, with a straight handle and barbed head. The spear is one of eight miniature weapons supposedly made by a local Aboriginal boy from the Bogan River area, Peak Hill. It was donated to the Australian Museum by Mr George Smith.

Finton Mahony
© Australian Museum

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