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Arrow. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
 
Summary:
E017252 - 30/10/1907, arrow, Mer (Murray Islands), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia, Australia
Item Name:
arrow
Label:
A hardwood arrow. The hardwood arrowhead has barbs on four sides. It is decorated with geometric carvings. The base and tip have broken off. It is called "opop" or "le op" by the Meriam people. It was collected for the Museum in 1907 by C. Hedley and A.R. McCulloch. (48cm.)
Place:
Mer (Murray Islands)
Region:
Torres Strait
Province/State:
Queensland
Country:
Australia
Collection Area:
Australia
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
30/10/1907
Registration Number:
E017252
Associated Stories:
The Hedley and McCulloch Collection: Torres Strait 1907
Australian Museum Expedition to Torres Strait in 1907: Rationale
Images
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Arrow. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
2:
Arrow. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony
3:
Arrow. Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Queensland. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Finton Mahony