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Object ID 93.1133
Object Name Dagger
Other Name Cassowary dagger
Material Pigment/Bone/Fiber
Description Dagger made from a cassowary leg bone (tibiotarsus). There is a knitted handle/cover closely fitted around distal joint end and made of natural pigment-dyed vegetable fibers. The body/blade is polished smooth with no carvings.
Date unknown
Culture unknown
Found Oceania; Iran-Jaya; New Guinea
Collection Anthropology; Oceania
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