Hooked Boomerang ((Wangal)

Lardil, Mornington Island, North Queensland, Queensland, Australia

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about 1960

Wood and pigment

Overall: 37 5/8 × 11 5/16 × 5/16 in. (95.5 × 28.7 × 0.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Kenneth and Sara Hale in memory of Robert Locke Hale, Class of 1931, and Floyd Orlin Hale, Class of 1903

996.44.30351

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Australia, Indigenous Australia

Period

20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 74, The Human Spectrum, Nathaniel Dominy, Spring 2015

ARTH 16, ANTH 50, Australian Aborigional Art, Howard Morphy, Fall 2012

Provenance

Collected in Australia by Sarah Whitaker Hale (1932-2011) and Kenneth Locke Hale (1934-2001), 1960; given to present collection, 1996.

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