Boomerang

Boomerang

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Focus:
Technique and Dimensions:

wood

Location:

C.D.A.390, Legato Cap. E.A. D'Albertis, 1932

Provenance:

Second half of 19th century

It is not uniformly present across the Australian continent, and according to the various tribal areas or groups the forms and materials vary, as do the names that define it. Boomerang has been assumed in ethnography as a standard term.
It can perform multiple functions including a ritual role in ceremonies or be used as a percussion instrument.
Murray River Region, Southeast Australia