spear (spear (weapons: missiles & projectors))

A long piece of cylindrical wood, which has been broken and snapped at each end. The object is possibly the staff for a spear. The head of the spear has not been retained with the object. At one end of the wood there is a section of bound plant fibre, which possibly acted as a handle or grip.


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