Spear with a shaft in dark brown wood, and a broken wooden tip with several barbs of bone, bound in fibre lashing covered with thick red and white paint. Below the head is a collar of red and yellow woven chevron design orchid stem fibre. There is a human figure carving with distinctive concentric lozenge element on one side.
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