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Groote Eylandt, Northeast Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia

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late 20th century

Ochres on carved wood

Overall: 52 3/16 x 1 15/16 x 3/16 in. (132.5 x 5 x 0.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Will Owen and Harvey Wagner

2009.92.1.3

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Australia, Indigenous Australia

Period

20th century

Object Name

Armament: Edged

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Provenance

D'lan Davidson, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; sold through eBay to Will Owen (1952-2015) and Harvey Wagner (1931-2017), Chapel Hill, North Carolina June 9, 2004; given to present collection, 2009.

Old Number

Owen --/(642)

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