Pair of pointing bones, Central Australia, c. 1870-1920.

Made:
1870-1920 in Australia

Pair of pointing bones, attached by twisted band of hair, used by Kurdaitcha of Kaitish tribe, Central Australia, 1870-1920

Pair of pointing bones, attached by twisted band of hair, used by the 'Kurdaitcha' (ritual killers) of the Kaitish tribe, Central Australia, 1870-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A158319
Materials:
bone, hair, resin
type:
pointing bones
taxonomy:
  • human remains
credit:
Wellcome Trust
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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