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Iron, wood, and rawhide
Gift of Lawrence Buell
Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
1944-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
African, Spear, 19th or 20th century, iron, wood, and rawhide. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Lawrence Buell, 44.119.
North American, Native American
Papua Gulf, Oceanian