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Harpoon, D14.29

Physical Description

Long spear, with wooden shaft and metal arrow shaped head. Shaft widens out at butt. Head is socketed onto shaft and held in place by plaited cord of two different thicknesses, that wrap around the head and extend down to wrap around the shaft. Small coil of copper alloy on shaft, between head and wrapped cordage.

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 1642 x 50 x 20mm

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